Saturday, June 24, 2017
Blog Page 851
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell stepped out on a limb to declare April to be Confederate History Month, which has angered civil rights leaders. Republican governor George Allen began the practice in 1997 that was continued by his successor,...
In a town like Atlanta, it is easy to join the status quo when it comes forming an opinion about illegal immigrants and undocumented workers, most of whom are Hispanic or Latino, because they are such highly visible groups...
I've always kind of liked Dan Quayle. In his own quirky, hiya neighbor sort of way, he was charming. Quayle always struck me as the guy who just happened to walk into the room when Daddy George Bush needed a...
Sunday, April 4 was the forty-second anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 39 year old civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner was shot with a high powered rifle by assassin James Earl Ray...
According to Associated Press Sources the Republican National Committee's chief of staff, Ken McKay resigned his post on Monday. Communications director for the RNC, Doug Heye, declined to say if McKay was forced out but indicated McKay's departure was...
Someone should inform the photo archivists at the Smithsonian that their caption for the photo accompanying this post is a bit misleading in its facts, and contradicts information on their website. The caption states, Black children in Washington, D.C. participated...
"Black children are an endangered species." That is the message you will see in gigantic letters on 80 billboards in Georgia. This message, alongside pictures of African American infants, is plastered almost exclusively across Dekalb County and Fulton County, areas...
Justice John Paul Stevens, 89, hinted at retirement this weekend in an interview with the Washington Post. The Supreme Court justice said that he'd make the decision within the next 30 day. And within 24 hours of his declaration,...
Today, the Obama family plays host to the 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll. The theme is "Ready, Set, Go," which ties into the first lady's "Let's Move" initiative to combat childhood obesity and inactivity. The Easter Monday event will...
For 34 years there was at least one constant at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Eugene Allen. From 1952 to 1986, Allen served eight presidents and their families at the residence known as the White House. According to the Washington Post, Eugene...