Biden putting an end to private prisons

President Joe Biden has ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to end all contracts with private prisons. This has been part of a whirlwind first week for Biden, who has signed several executive orders, including this one. The 46th president said the measure is needed to make prisons safer, more sanitary and more humane as […]

While country distracted, Trump signs order to reorganize the executive branch

An executive order was issued by President Trump that is strangely not being covered by major media outlets and its impact could be worrisome. On March 13, 2017, Trump issued the “Presidential Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch.” The order states that a comprehensive review must be completed in approximately […]

Morehouse College president issues statement on Trump’s meeting with HBCUs

This week at least 80 current presidents of HBCUs gathered in the Oval Office to meet with President Trump. The meeting was really a photo-op for Trump’s new executive order on HBCUs titled “White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” The order, however, was almost entirely a cut […]

Trump’s order on HBCUs copies Obama and offers nothing new

This week President Donald Trump met with 80 presidents of HBCUs in the Oval Office. The photo-op was a prelude to Trump’s promised action on helping HBCUs across the country. Thurgood Marshall College Fund President Johnny Taylor stated to media after the meeting, “The next step is the budget. You cannot have mission without money.” […]

1st week of presidency may lead to impeachment for Trump

The frightening lessons being quickly learned during the first 10 days of Trump’s presidency continue unabated. There are numerous voices calling for his impeachment and online petitions are growing every day. However, hating his policies is not enough to get Trump removed from office he must be in violation of the Constitution of the United […]

#MuslimBan: March all you want, Trump is unfazed by your effort

The recent executive order by President Donald Trump on immigration has caused global havoc with the stroke of a pen. Trump put a 90-day travel ban on refugees and citizens from Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, the result of which fueled the media cycle over the weekend as images and video showed stranded […]

Trump order on immigration suffers defeat in federal court  

President Donald Trump this week issued an unprecedented executive order on immigration that has had global impact. Trump’s order barred entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, barred Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocked entry into the United States for 90 days for citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries. The countries affected […]

President Obama to punish North Korea over Sony hack

Looks like President Obama is done playing with North Korea. It is being reported that POTUS has signed an executive order to put into effect new sanctions against North Korea after the cyber attack on Sony last month. In the order, the President accuses North Korea of “destructive, coercive cyber-related actions during November and December,” and […]

President Obama reshapes immigration and America  

President Barack Obama continues to make historic changes in policy decisions that will fundamentally affect the fabric of America. With his announcement Thursday that outlined a massive overhaul of the immigration system through executive order, some 5 million people will be pulled out of the shadows of American society. This policy is a societal emancipation […]

Obama makes bold move on immigration

In a surprise move, President Barack Obama will issue an executive order this Friday addressing immigration reform. A broad outline of the executive order is expected Thursday and details on Friday. President Obama has stated previously that when he was dealing with a hostile Congress he would take executive branch action on immigration. There are […]