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  • President Obama is an Apprentice Negotiator

    President Barack Obama's negotiations with Republicans over extending both the Bush tax cuts and unemployment benefits reminded me of an episode of The Apprentice. In week 11, the Octane team of Clint and Steuart was matched against the Fortitude team of...
  • Will Black Farmers Actually Get Paid?

    Headlines are saying that "Black Farmers Are Getting Paid" because President Barack Obama has signed the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 that authorizes $1.15 billion to settle claims Black farmers won initially from the US Department of Agriculture over a ...
  • Comfort and Joy

    They say that the economy is getting better, but for a lot of folks the bad times are still dragging on and maybe even getting worse. Far too many of us are unemployed or under-employed. Money's funny, change is strange and a lot of parents are feeling ...
  • Government Clampdown on Free Speech Seen in Suit Over Cartoon

    A newspaper cartoon depicting the president of South Africa about to rape Lady Justice while his associates restrain her has re-energized the debate over media censorship. The cartoon appeared in 2008 when President Jacob Zuma was acquitted of a rape cha...
  • Statement from CBC Chairwoman Lee on the Passing of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today on the passing of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan: "With the passing of Am...
  • Statement by the President on the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010

    Today, the Senate has taken an historic step toward ending a policy that undermines our national security while violating the very ideals that our brave men and women in uniform risk their lives to defend. By ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," no longer wil...
  • ‘Tis the Season for Giving

    A friend of mine who works at the courthouse was angry at me for writing that despite the wrong that Bishop Eddie Long is alleged to have done he still has done some good. The point I was trying to make was that Long, as the leader of a church has taken ...
  • Cutting the Deficit May Mean Cutting the Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

    The mortgage interest tax deduction introduced in 1913 as part of the Income Tax Act is on the reform chopping block. Last week the President's Deficit Reduction Commission released preliminary recommendation, and one of its provisions called for dramati...
  • With No More Cotton to Pick, What Will American do with 36 Million Black People?

    What will America do with 36 million Black Americans now that there is no more cotton to pick? Even in states like Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia, Black people are not involved in the planting, growing or harvesting of cotton. This is now done by White ...
  • First Kwanzaa Song to Receive Airplay on Major Market Radio Stations

    Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) -- The commercial jingle writer who composed the "Yes We Can" jingle for President Barack Obama has composed the "The Kwanzaa Song" which is set to receive airplay on Chicago radio stations. Kwanzaa which begins December 26th,...
  • Government Performance and Results Modernization Act to Become Law

    Rep. Schiff Co-Sponsors Bill Along with Fellow Blue Dog Members Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) supported and the House passed H.R. 2142, the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010, clearing the bill for the Presi...
  • SBA Unveils New Website and Launches SBA Direct - A New Tool Delivering Personalized and Targeted Resources

    SBA.gov Demonstrates Agency's Commitment to Transformation – Giving Small Business Owners Quick and Easy Access to the Resources They Need to Succeed and Create Jobs WASHINGTON – As part of the U.S. Small Business Administration's mission to ensure ...
  • Brown Reaches Settlement With Wells Fargo Worth More Than $2 Billion to Californians With Risky Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

    LOS ANGELES - Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that Wells Fargo has agreed to provide loan modifications worth more than $2 billion to thousands of California homeowners with "pick-a-pay" loans and to pay an additional $32 million to t...
  • Barbara Lee Statement on Senate Failure to Pass the DREAM Act

    Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) released this statement following the defeat of the DREAM Act by Senate Republicans. This legislation would have offered a path to legalization to immigrant minors who were brought to our count...
  • Seeds From the Sower

    A golfer had lost his ball, and he turned to his caddie, shouting angrily, "Why didn't you watch where it went?" "Sir," said the boy, "it don't usually go anywhere, so it took me by surprise." How like a lot of church members! But the Bible tells us wh...
  • People are Talking About . . .

    BJASC continues its tradition of supporting promising journalist by awarding scholarships to nine college students. ...
  • PUSD Cuts Dropout Rate by Almost Five Percent

    Graduation Rate Rises to 79.4 Percent The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) released high school graduation and dropout rates for the 2008-09 school year, reporting an increase in graduation rates and a decrease in dropout rates for all ethnic sub...
  • Princesses for a Night: Local Teens Honored at 59th Annual L.A. Links Cotillion Ball!

    Though there is no official royalty in America, for one night, these girls and their escorts did look and act the part. After donating at least 75 hours volunteering, and attending personal and leadership development activities, seventeen graceful young l...
  • Smarter Holiday Shopping Tips to Help Use Your Credit Wisely

    Tis the season for more shopping. Each holiday season, people spend hundreds of dollars purchasing gifts for their loved ones. However, in the midst of the holiday rush, consumers often fail to stay abreast of their personal finances, and frequently fall ...
  • Have We Lost Our Way?

    Throughout the history of blacks in the U.S., safety has always been sought within the walls of the physical church. Most assuredly, it is a venue to feed us spiritually by providing a biblical perspective and direction. It was a gathering place to worshi...

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