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Does President Obama Take African Americans for Granted?

When President Obama doesn’t want to do something, he pleads the limits of presidential power or resistance from Republicans. But, when a novel move...

Why the ‘Disrespect’ for President Obama?

Last week, a "right-wing activist" interrupted President Barack Obama as he explained his executive order that bars deportation for at least 800,000 illegal aliens who came...

Obama Hosts LGBT Pride Reception, Vows to be ‘Advocate’

President Barack Obama promised a roomful of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) activists on Friday that he would be their "fellow advocate" as long...

White House Announces New U.S. Strategy Toward Africa

On June 14, 2012, the White House announced a new U.S. Strategy Toward Africa that provides a proactive and forward looking vision grounded in...

Many Black Pastors Remain Opposed to Gay Marriage

They love President Barack Obama. But when it comes to his support for gay marriage, some of the nation's leading African-American clergy are divided,...

Prestigious Publication Backs Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank’s Top Job

The reputable London-based weekly, The Economist, has backed the candidacy of Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as president of the World Bank and seriously questioned the...

Obama Impeachment Bill Now Before Congress

An American military attack on Syria could effectively lead to the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Congressmen say that any war without congressional authorization...

Why Is Obama Closing Black Businesses?

Black Americans continue to stand by President Barack Obama, despite how he and his minions treat us. Nine of every 10 African-American voters have...

Closet Nazi Federal Judge a Disgrace to the Judiciary But Not...

Even federal judges are now joining the racists in their public contempt for President Barack Obama america's first Black president. The latest Obama closet Nazi to...

Louis Farrakhan Talks Race and Politics to Thousands in Chicago

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that President Barack Obama has suffered more criticism than any other president because of his race...

Gary Ackerman Urges President Obama To Recognize Slaves Who Built White...

The U.S. Congress two years ago acknowledged the work of enslaved Africans in building the United States Capitol, and a lawmaker Thursday argued that...

Some Blacks Still Reject Their African Identity

The labels used to describe Americans of African descent mark the movement of a people from the slave house to the White House. Today,...

Record Black Male Unemployment Remains Invisible to the First Black President

State of the Union speeches usually throw bones in every direction, to every constituency that matters to a president. But even though Black male...

Black Children’s Lives Short and Cheap in U.S.

Poverty is closer to the norm in the United States than most Americans realize. “More than half of Americans earn $26,000 a year – barely above the poverty level of $22,000 a year.” Yet the U.S. spends 50 percent more per person on health care than Europe, with deplorable results, especially for Black children.

Herman Cain: Let’s Pay Attention to the "Pizza Man"

Some call Herman Cain the Pizza Man with a slick carnival con-man banter. Some call Cain a contemporary Uncle Remus masterful in philosophy to suit any White racist’s dream. Others call Cain a misguided dupe of the right-wing-nuts of the Tea Party.

U.S. Expanding Network of Drone Bases to Hit Somalia, Yemen

As Somalia undergoes its worst famine in six decades and Yemen slides into civil war, the administration of President Barack Obama is expanding its network of bases to carry out drone strikes against suspected terrorists in both countries, according to reports published in two major U.S. newspapers Thursday.