Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Blog Page 852
The U.S. Congress took a two-week recess without appropriating $1.25 billion in settlement money it agreed to pay black farmers for years of United States Department of Agriculture discriminatory loan practices, missing a March 31 deadline to come up...
The power of participating in the U.S. 2010 census, the power to be counted, should not be taken lightly, according to National Urban League President and Chief Executive Office Marc Morial. “We've got to make sure people understand the fact...
These are the list of questions I sent BillboardsAgainstObama when I requested an interview with them. Do any of your Billboards Against Obama business partners businesses employ African Americans? Do any of your Billboards Against Obama business partners do business with African...
Seven national women's advocacy organizations hosted a joint media teleconference yesterday on the impact of the Federal Communications Commission's National Broadband Plan on women and families, and the need for a sustained effort to promote increased private investment and...
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...