President Barack Obama calls Amelia Boynton Robinson a “dedicated and courageous leader” who committed herself to the simple idea that everyone deserves the right to vote. The prominent civil rights activist died Wednesday. She was […]
Stand Up For Voter Rights: “When We Were Marching, We Didn’t Have Cellphones. We Used What We Had To Bring About Change.”
The cover of the luncheon program was a tribute to Mrs. Rosa Parks, the seamstress turned Civil Rights lightening rod. The 50th Observance of the Struggle for the 1965 Voting Rights Act luncheon was held […]
Did The House Speaker Disrespect President Obama? Prime Minister Invited To Speak to Joint Session of Congress
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to congress bypassing the President of The United States. Was it a breach of protocol? Do you think it was rude? How do you feel about his recent speech […]
Hank Thomas lives in Stone Mountain, an area of metro Atlanta that is represented by Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04). Thomas is one of three surviving original Freedom Riders. “They were heroes who rode buses and […]
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites as well.
A Republican candidate for Congress refused to participate in a debate last weekend at an Islamic community center calling it a “suspect venue.”
They’re often pegged as the civic-minded, do-gooding generation. But while they’re still optimistic about their own personal prospects, a new study finds that today’s youth are often more skeptical of the country’s institutions than the young generations that preceded them.
“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson is looking for new leadership in Washington.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.