Karine Jean-Pierre to become 1st Black, gay White House press secretary

When Jen Psaki departs the White House next week, Karine Jean-Pierre will take over as the new press secretary. Jean-Pierre will become the first Black and out gay woman to hold the post. She currently serves as the White House’s principal deputy press secretary. “Karine not only brings the experience, talent and integrity needed for […]

Vice President Kamala Harris discusses Supreme Court, Black equity and women in leadership in exclusive interview

The peaceful transfer of power in America is normally a perfunctory process, free of controversy. The sociopolitical gods, however, were not nearly as kind to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as their predecessors. They earned a hard-fought, down-to-the-wire election victory amid a multitude of grave national issues and unprecedented circumstances.  The country […]

Supreme Court blocks President Biden’s vaccine mandate

On Jan. 13, the Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing the vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies. The mandate required that workers who are employed at businesses with 100 or more employees must get vaccinated or submit a negative COVID-19 test weekly. Unvaccinated workers would also have been required to wear masks indoors […]

Rashad Richey receives Lifetime Achievement Award from President Joe Biden

University professor, television personality, Emmy nominated political analyst, radio host, entrepreneur, and social advocacy warrior, Rashad Richey has been a significant voice for progressive values, policy reform and racial equity in America. Recently, United States President Joe Biden bestowed upon Richey one of the highest civil honors in America, The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The […]

NBA YoungBoy still reportedly in jail after receiving bond

NBA YoungBoy is — almost — set to be freed. On Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, rapper was granted conditional bond release from jail on federal gun charges.  Under the conditions of his release, he’ll be under house arrest in Utah and have to wear an ankle monitor. However, to receive full […]

Jesse Jackson honored by France for being a champion of civil rights

The Rev. Jesse Jackson received one of France’s highest honors on Monday, July 19, 2021, when he was awarded the Legion d’Honneur. French President Emmanuel Macron presented Jackson the award in recognition of what he called “a long walk toward emancipation and justice.” Jackson, whose days of fighting for freedom date back to marching with […]

Pan-Africanist Umar Johnson takes issue with Asian hate crime bill (video)

Umar Johnson visited “The Breakfast Club” to discuss a few topics on racial and social issues in America, Monday, April 26, 2021. During the conversation, he discussed Derek Chauvin’s conviction of murdering George Floyd and dug deep into the new “Asian Hate” campaign, one that is currently permeating the country. Johnson claims Biden is putting […]

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