From the Daily Princetonian: Every spring, Princetonians return in droves for their 25th reunion, donning orange-and- black class jackets, to reunite with classmates, march in the P-Rade and sing “Old Nassau.” But the highest-profile member of the Class of 1985 — First Lady Michelle Obama — will not join her classmates.
From CNN.com: Washington (CNN) — President Obama will deliver the eulogy Thursday at the funeral of civil rights leader Dorothy Height, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Haitian judge said Monday he has dismissed kidnapping and criminal association charges against 10 American missionaries detained for trying to take a busload of children out of the country after the Jan. 12 earthquake.
PHOENIX – The debate over Arizona’s new illegal immigrant law will likely move from protest lines and talk shows to the courtroom, where a judge could be asked to decide whether the state can enforce laws that until now had been the federal government’s exclusive domain. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, who signed the bill on […]
From HuffingtonPost.com: Desperate to curtail expected widespread losses this fall, President Barack Obama pleaded with supporters of his 2008 campaign Monday to help elect Democrats as his aides intensified their focus on re-energizing his broad coalition of backers.
Did you Miss The One Love Cruise? This years cruise was definitly one to remember. Thank you to all the loyal listeners that sailed with us, as well as those that sailed with us for the first time. Take a look at some of the fun that you missed, and come join the fun and […]
Education activists, and indeed anyone with a stake in the future of Black children, must remain vigilant and vocal when it comes to the re-segregation of American schools.While children of different races are not “officially” separated by law, there are many practices and policies in existence that allow “white” or “Black” schools to develop. As […]
Via CNN Dorothy Height, a leading civil rights pioneer of the 1960s, died Tuesday at age 98, Howard University Hospital confirmed. Height died at 3:41 a.m., said hospital spokesman Ron Harris. No cause of death was given. Height, who had been chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, worked in the […]
Via RK Byers at Newsone.com Those two instances in New Jersey stores of idiots suggesting that “all Black people leave” are hilarious. They represent reverse psychology at it’s worse. Personally, I suffer varying levels of commitment to Garveyism. Sometimes I think, “That’s it! We all should leave and go (back) to Africa.” Other times, like […]
NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton is a “lightning rod” for President Barack Obama on inner city streets, Obama’s former Harvard mentor and friend said Saturday at a forum in Harlem.