Trump broke the whole thing

  I have a question. If you had to vote for a Democrat today, the person that will eventually go up against Donald Trump in the General Election, who would you vote for?  Biden? Booker? Harris? Warren? The third Democratic Debate aired last week, drawing solid numbers in viewership. Fourteen (14) million people tuned in […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON

The NY Times story, THE WORLD ONCE LAUGHED AT NORTH KOREAN CYBERPOWER–NO MORE is a scary revelation about North Korea’s cyber attack program, which is scarier than the Trump Presidency. NK cyberpower can “steal millions of dollars and is wreaking global havoc”.   North Korea’s reach is planetary, in India, New Zealand, Nepal, Kenya and Mozambique.   […]Read More

The Making of a President

By Priscilla Mensah Often, when we come across great leaders, whether it be through history textbooks, on the television or in our own lives, we wonder about their beginnings. One of the questions that we frequently want answered is, who taught them? Who is it that helped to shape, mold and inspire them into the […]Read More

What’s Going On

By Victoria Horsford  GOOD NEWS On December 19th, President Barack Obama grants clemency to 231 federal inmates, he issued 78 pardons and commuted the sentences of 153 prisoners. To date, his acts of clemency totals 1,324– the largest ever for any US President. He has commuted the sentences of 1,178, including 395 serving life sentences.   […]Read More

Obama to Create World’s Largest Marine Reserve in Hawaii

– Climate Nexus Citing the danger that climate change poses to the oceans, President Obama will establish the largest marine reserve in the world today, protecting nearly 600,000 square miles off the coast of Hawaii. Commercial fishing, mining and extraction are prohibited in the expanded Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, though subsistence fishing and scientific research will be […]Read More

What President Obama’s Visit to Cuba Means for Cubans of

  By Devyn Spence Benson, for the Huffington Post On Sunday, President Barack Obama will be the first U.S. President to set foot on Cuban soil since 1928. With economic sanctions still firmly in place, the visit represents a potential thawing of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. However, for many Cubans of African Descent, the […]Read More

Rev. W. Taharka Robinson Honored for Consumer Protection Activism

By Mary Alice Miller It began two years ago, when the congregation of New Life Tabernacle sought to watch the historic election returns that culminated with Barack Obama winning the presidency. They rented a large flat-screen television for the event. The not-so-simple contract contained a rent-to-own interest rate of 400-500%. Two year later, Governor David […]Read More

View From Here: Henry Louis Gates and His Sad Sense

What a strange history lesson Henry Louis Gates gives in an April 23 New York Times Op Ed.  He begins “Thanks to an unlikely confluence of history and genetics – the fact that he is African-American and president – Barack Obama has a unique opportunity to reshape the debate over one of the most contentious […]Read More