On Monday, September 26 at 7:30 pm EST, President Barack Obama’s interview regarding how TheÂ AmericanÂ Jobs Act will impact African Americans will air on BET. The President is expected to talk specifically about how this legislation will affect African Americans.Â Emmy-Award winning news journalist Emmett Miller conducts the one-on-one interview. Here is a fact-sheet from the White […]
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Mayor Bloomberg: “You Can’t Kick God Out of America” – Obama & Giuliani Quote from Scripture at 9/11 Memorial
On Sunday, September 11, 2011 America and the world paused to remember the historic and tragic terrorist attacks that befell America. Among the premier memorial events was one that Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City organized led by President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush, Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Christie, former NY Governor George Pataki, former New Jersey Governor Donald DiFrancesco, Mayor Bloomberg and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Notably, Bloomberg's program excluded any clergy leading many to question the decision and some to protest--"Was America trying to kick God out" of this watershed moment in our nation's history?
Broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West\'s 18-city â€œPoverty Tour: A Call to Conscience,â€ was implemented to focus President Barack Obama's attention on the plight of America's poor peopleâ€”particularly African Americans, whose jobless rate exceeds 15 percent.
On July 24, 2011, same-sex couples legally began marrying in New York. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force stated: â€œToday the doors of marriage equality swing open in New York.
Near midnight, on Sunday, May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama announced, â€œJustice has been done." Bin Laden was dead and America had prevailed in its decade long war against this evil fanatic.
By Harry R. Jackson, Jr. The President’s announcement, Wednesday, February 23rd, that he will no longer defend the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was shocking to millions of Americans. Yet his timing was not just an act of personal conscience, it was done in concert with the deliberations of the Maryland State Senate which […]
by Harry Jackson Since 2008, there has been a growing sense of outrage levied at Black traditionalists by gay activists. In Washington, DC. The predominately white same sex marriage movement recruited several handsome, young black leaders to be citywide spokespersons. This strategic move was designed to combat the impression that white gays have been attempting […]