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Black Star Network: Roland Martin Announces New Black TV Network
September 9, 2021
Martin announced his new network on the third anniversary of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily digital show specifically targeting African American audiences five days a week. The show has enjoyed expansive audience growth averaging 20 to 30 million views a month. ... read more »
Kamala Harris Thanks Firefighters in Brentwood in Surprise Visit
July 6, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to spend another day at her Brentwood home today but has no public events scheduled, the White House said. ... read more »
White House Butler William ‘Buddy’ Carter, Who Worked for 10 Presidents, Retires
June 10, 2021
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, William 'Buddy' Carter, a White House Butler who has worked during the administrations of ten Presidents, retired. Buddy Carter worked at The White House and at nearby Blair House for over 47 years. ... read more »
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The American Rescue Plan Provides Relief for Small Businesses 
March 26, 2021
The American Rescue Plan will “devote $1 trillion toward building a bridge to economic recovery for working families, including those who work for small businesses; and provide critical support to communities that are struggling in the wake of the pandemic.”  ... read more »
A White House That Once Again Calls on Our Better Angels
November 12, 2020
With these words, the president-elect, Joe Biden, set a new tone and a new mood in Washington. No longer will the bully pulpit of the White House be used to spew lies and insults or to fan division and hatred. The White House will once again call on the “better angels” of Americans and not our “darkest impulses.” ... read more »
After Nevada Win, Sen. Bernie Sanders Trying to Prove He Can Win Minority Voters
February 27, 2020
The top three leaders in delegate totals are now Sanders, 28, Buttigieg 22, and Warren 8. ... read more »
House Passes Bill to Restore Key Parts Of Voting Rights Act
December 13, 2019
The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday that would restore key sections of the Voting Rights Act that once required officials in all or parts of 15 mostly Southern states to receive federal approval before making changes to the voting process. ... read more »
Blacks Have a lot to Lose with Trump’s New Budget
April 5, 2017
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” targets a number of programs for severe cuts or outright elimination—programs that often help poor, working-class and Black families. ... read more »
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Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (2/16-2/22/17)
February 16, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Voter Suppression – Not Voter Fraud, Mr. Trump
February 1, 2017
Once again the media follows Donald Trump’s foolish path while minorities’ civil liberties are in jeopardy because they refuse to admit White Nationalists are taking over the Whitehouse. ... read more »
Open letter to President Obama by Congresswoman Karen Bass
January 18, 2017
You inherited the country on the brink of economic collapse and your coverage plan gave healthcare to millions of Americans and secured health benefits for millions more. ... read more »
Michelle Obama: A first lady who charted her own course
January 18, 2017
Mrs. Obama has been a powerful, if somewhat enigmatic, force in her husband's White House. ... read more »
I HEART OBAMA (Part 3 of 3)
December 14, 2016
Author and scholar Ishmael Reed said the white supremacy Obama had to fight was diffused yet pervasive. ... read more »
White House “Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors” to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown
December 8, 2016
Compton and Alaska Native youth leaders will join Compton Mayor Aja Brown and the First Lady of Washington State, Trudi Inslee at the White House Roosevelt Room on Thursday, December 8 as featured participants in the Roundtable on Diversity, Youth & the Outdoors. ... read more »
African American Mayors Association Urges President Obama to Prioritize Clemency During the Remainder of His Term
November 23, 2016
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the Mayor of Baltimore and the head of the African American Mayors Association clemency initiative, issued the following statement in light of AAMA submitting a letter to the President highlighting a priority list of clemency applications ... read more »
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