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President Trump’s Actions Should Inspire Us!
February 8, 2018
Black Americans should be inspired to convert the anger provoked by the comments and actions of President Trump into an action plan, starting with the truth, because presenting a false narrative lures people into complacency and lowers their expectations. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (January 18 – January 24)
January 25, 2018
This Week In Black History (January 18 - January 24) ... read more / view gallery »
Reel Talk (Television and Movie Briefs) 1.18.18 – 1.24.18
January 18, 2018
Created by Emmy winner Lena Waithe, the series is a coming-of-age drama centered in Southside Chicago that deals with the unfortunate perplexities of gang violence. ... read more / view gallery »
Songs by Jay-Z, Harry Styles among Obama’s favorites of 2017
January 4, 2018
Songs by Jay-Z, Harry Styles among Obama's favorites of 2017 ... read more »
Identity Politics Important To Blacks As Well
December 28, 2017
Conservatives’ claim that identity politics, as practiced by Blacks and other people of color is not the “American way” is both hypocritical and patently false. ... read more »
FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade
December 15, 2017
In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada’s prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries. ... read more »
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
October 12, 2017
I’m sick of symbolic things; we’re fighting for our lives”. Thus, for Obama’s election to be more than a useful symbol for a country unable to criticize and seriously change itself, it must be part and parcel of our struggle to save and expand lives ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 6, 2017
Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun ... read more »
Schools Still Fail to Educate Black Students
October 5, 2017
The Local Control Funding Formula is a California legislative initiative that enables  school districts, rather than the state, to receive and allocate funds to those schools most in need.  ... read more »
Occidental College Launches Obama Scholarship
October 2, 2017
Occidental College recently announced the launch of its Barack Obama Scholars Program, saying the full scholarships to be offered will "empower exceptional students committed to the public good" consistent with "the principles President Barack Obama has advanced throughout his life." ... read more »
The Nation Must Come Together To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims Rebuild
September 7, 2017
"There's always someone who is trying to help.' I did, and I came to see that the world is full of doctors and nurses, police and firemen, volunteers, neighbors and friends who are ready to jump in to help when things go wrong." ... read more »
President Obama’s Policies Still Drive Economic Growth
August 10, 2017
In May of 2017, the Black unemployment rate hit its lowest level in 17 years: 7.5 percent. Then, in June, the jobless rate for Blacks fell to 7.1 percent, before rising to 7.4 percent in July, according to the latest jobs report. ... read more »
Michelle Obama discusses emotional scars from critics
August 3, 2017
Michelle Obama says breaking the glass ceiling in becoming the first black first lady left a few lasting emotional scars. ... read more »
Even more civil rights and consumer protection rollbacks sought
July 27, 2017
Or that taxpayers footed a $7 trillion bailout of financial institutions during the foreclosure crisis. ... read more »
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