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Day: <span>January 12, 2017</span>

Senator Cory Booker Testifies Against Sen. Jeff Sessions

  New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker gave an impassioned and unprecedented plea to the Senate on Wednesday to vote against Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general and his fellow senator, Jeff Sessions. Booker delivered an emotional five minutes of testimony flanked by members of the Congressional Black Caucus that Sessions’ record on civil rights disqualifies […]readmore


  By Victoria Horsford   BLACKS/TRUMP PRESIDENCY Trump’s transition team has named Omarosa Manigault, CELEBRITY APPRENTICE TV reality show alum, Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison. On January 4th, Manigault and senior members of the Trump transition team   hosted an invitation-only “African-American Listening Session” for about 60 […]readmore

Local Environment Stewards Advise Incoming US Cabinet Members

By Akosua K. Albritton “As for the US Dept. of Energy, instead of suppressing [the roll out of] renewable energy, as is anticipated, this department should encourage innovation in alternative fuels/ energy sources. If developed, that effort would create jobs and the free market would decide what mode of energy would be predominant. If encouraged, […]readmore

President Obama farewell address: full text

It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks. But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks. Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people — in living rooms and […]readmore