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New Healthcare Bill Reform

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

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,...

Statues Defaced In Philadelphia and Arizona After Charlottesville

The statue of Frank Rizzo, the former police commissioner from 1961 to 1968 and mayor of Philadelphia from 1972 to 1980, was defaced with spray paint Wednesday night. He is known for his violent and horrible relationship with the African American and LGBT communities. A...