Monday, September 25, 2017
Blog Page 854
About 1,000 Haitian children have been handed to families in America, since the January 12th earthquake. According to the Associated Press, these families had filed adoption applications before the quake hit, and it can be presumed that, without the chaos and...
Michael Thurmond, commissioner of the Department of Labor, is one of Georgia’s best kept secrets. The state’s first African American Labor Commissioner, he has held the office for so long -- three consecutive four year terms -- that it...
This video is one of the best green economy primers. In the space of  a few minutes, the concept of green jobs and a green economy is explained and demonstrated. Courtesy of Green for All
Political bloggers come in all stripes and a multitude of flavors. Since starting a blog these days is as simple as signing up for an account with one of the free blogging platforms, African Americans have been airing their...
Amid calls for the Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele to resign and scandal surrounding questionable expenditures, another storm is gathering power around the politician. Steele has been accused of playing the “race card” when responding to criticism of his...
A federal appeals court ruling against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) -- and in favor of Comcast Corp. -- could mean the end of the agency's proposed net neutrality. The ruling means that the FCC didn't prove it had the authority...
The majority-conservative Texas Board of Education recently made sweeping amendments to textbook policy content, with educators across the country considering the effects. According to the New York Times, the approved social studies curriculum will put a “conservative stamp” on history...
A recent report highlighted 162,000 new jobs created in March and a 9.7 percent unemployment rate holding steady --- figures which have been met with some enthusiasm as the numbers show the largest gain in three years. President Barack Obama...
Justice John Paul Stevens announced his retirement at the end of June today. Stevens who turns 90 this month, wrote a simple letter to President Obama announcing his retirement at the end of his term. According to the Washington Post,...
Despite the debate between black pundits and black leaders about whether or not the Obama administration has a "black agenda," one thing is clear -- the financial reform proposals President Obama would like to sign into law this year...