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Michael Flynn

Russia. Flynn and the 2016 elections: the truth and nothing but

Retired lieutenant general Michael Flynn headed the Defense Intelligence Agency until he was forced out by the Obama administration. He is presently one of...
marc morial

“Skinny Budget:”  Federal Budget Proposal Abandons American Citizens In Favor Of Defense Contractors

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” – Mahatma Ghandi Some people look at a...
qualifications system for graduation

Making Graduation Meaningful: A Real Qualifications System for U.S. Students

One of many features of high performing education systems is a qualifications system.  A qualifications system defines key gateways, the same for all students,...
GenForward

Young Adults Pessimistic About Direction of Nation, Energized About Politics

CHICAGO, March 18, 2017—A new GenForward survey released today shows that about 70 percent of African American, Asian American, and Latino/a young adults disapprove of Donald Trump’s first...
parents right to name child

Should parents be forced to give children their last name(s)?

The New York Times has reported that in the stte of Georgia, a husband and wife have sued to have the right to give...
Sheila Jackson Lee

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to Black Press: Trump has Endangered America

WASHINGTON, DC—On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a...
Roger Caldwell

Trump Having Obama Nightmare with Defeat of Trumpcare

Republicans in the House of Representatives have a 44 delegate advantage over the Democrats in 2017.  For over 7 years, the Republicans have talked...

Third Annual Independent Bookstore Day

New York (January 27, 2017) – The third annual Independent Bookstore Day will be celebrated at more than 490 participating independent bookstores across the country...
Sandra 'Sandy B' Brown

Trump Continued

Rappin’ With Sandy B   Dear Sandy B- This man who has been elected our president has upset my nerves more than any stranger that I...
internet privacy

House to vote on Internet privacy rules

Last week, the Senate voted to overturn FCC internet rules established by the Obama administration that would protect the privacy of your web browsing...