President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law. The outcome is uncertain in a Capitol newly engulfed in drama over health care. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose failure to pass a repeal bill in …Read More

Trump’s First UN Speech

Some of the member nations of the UN have denounced President Trump’s first UN speech after being singled out for criticism. The president included Iran among “a small group of rogue regimes”, and said the US would “totally destroy” North Korea if forced to do so. Iran’s foreign minister said: “Trump’s ignorant hate speech …Read More

Former President Barack Obama Responds To Trump Ending DACA

Former President Barack Obama spoke out against the current administration’s treatment of Dreamers.  “To target hopeful young strivers who grew up here is wrong, because they’ve done nothing wrong,” Obama tweeted Tuesday afternoon, hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), signed by Obama in 2012 as an executive …Read More

Spelman College To Accept Trans Women Students

Spelman College is setting a precedent for historically Black colleges and universities across the country. On September 5 it was announced that the all-women’s college will openly admit trans women into their school for the 2018 to 2019 school year. The current president of the school, Mary Schmidt Campbell, made the announcement via a …Read More

Floodwaters Drop Across Much Of Houston

Houston floodwaters are beginning to drop across much of the Houston area, emergency officials said Wednesday, offering a glimmer of hope to the hurricane’s victims. “The water levels are going down. And that’s for the first time in several days,” said Jeff Lindner, a meteorologist with the Harris County Flood Control District. The number of …Read More

#BLACKOUTNFL Is Taking Over The Internet

A Facebook video featuring Black men of all ages, professions, and shades, wearing a black t-shirt over their favorite jerseys has gone viral on the internet. It is in response to the NFL blackballing Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee at football games in protest of police brutality. In the video, Pastor Debliare Snell, explains why …Read More

Mississippi Resists Pressure To Remove Confederate Flag

After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi’s flag.  This is the second time in two years that the issue has been presented. So far, Mississippi has resisted. Mississippi is the last state with a …Read More