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President Barack Obama, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Dr. Christine King Farris and Ambassador Andrew Young Acknowledge Dr. Joseph E. Lowery’s 96th Birthday

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Atlanta, GA – While President Barack Obama and Congresswoman Maxine Waters sent birthday greetings, Ambassador Andrew Young, Martin Luther King III and Dr. Martin L. King Jr’s sister, Dr. Christine King Farris were among celebrities and dignitaries on hand in Atlanta to acknowledge the 96th birthday of civil rights leader and former King confidant, Dr. […]

NewsOne Now Host Roland Martin and Guests Discuss President Obama’s Remarks About HBCUs

Open Letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Regarding Health Care

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U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Via Fax June 13, 2017 Dear Senators, I am writing to share my story of addiction and recovery with the Senate Health Committee as you work to improve health care. I’m sure my experience with addiction will help the Senate […]

President Obama: Low Black Voter Turnout Would Be ‘Personal Insult’

What Has Obamacare Done For The Nation?

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These infographics highlight findings of “Obamacare Reduces Racial Disparities in Coverage” and the blog post “Obamacare Delivers Health Insurance to Low-Income Whites.” To share on your social media networks, right-click on the images to save them on your computer. Thank you for spreading the word about how important the Affordable Care Act is for everyone!

Black Unemployment Best in 6 Years – by Freddy Allen @NNPABlackPress

Who Moved The Norman Rockwell Painting In The Oval Office?

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By Abigail Rockwell, jazz singer & granddaughter of Norman Rockwell – A painting by Norman Rockwell was moved in the Oval Office for the first meeting between President Obama and Mr. Trump so it would hang over Mr. Trump’s shoulder. In the painting the torch of the Statue of Liberty is being repaired by five […]

Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

President Obama: Low Black Voter Turnout Would Be ‘Personal Insult’

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By Hazel Trice Edney, TriceEdneyWire.com – President Obama had barely begun his remarks before shouts of “I love you!” came from the audience, tributes upon his final speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner. He returned the words, but did not linger. He quickly moved to the business at hand – hammering […]

CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree and Dionne Warwick with Lifetime Achievement Awards at 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts

Donald Trump Flips on Immigration: Trump Follows President Obama’s Lead Now Supporting POTUS Position to Give Illegal Immigrants a Path to Citizenship

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It’s been reported that Donald Trump was in several elections, perhaps he is leaning toward his Democratic roots now that he appears to be somewhat supporting President Obama’s view on giving Illegal Immigrants in America a path to citizenship. I’m sure Hillary Clinton would be the best candidate to address the immigration issue because the […]

Don’t Believe The Hype! It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over – by Julianne Malveaux

Ed Gordon Begins Production, Bounce TV’s First-Ever Primetime News Magazine Show to Debut Sept. 13

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Atlanta, GA – Bounce TV announced today that production has commenced on Ed Gordon, the network’s first entry into the primetime news magazine format, and the show’s premiere date has been scheduled for Tues. Sept. 13 at 10:00 p.m. (ET). Multiple award-winning and well-respected television journalist Ed Gordon will produce and host the series of […]

Ohio Bus Tour Encourages Voters of Color to Head to the Polls #OurVoteMatters

Barack Obama, the President of Black America?

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By Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times – ….”In his first two years in office, President Obama performed herculean deeds in rescuing the banks, restoring the economy, bailing out the automobile industry and getting his signature health care legislation passed. It was an astonishing record of success despite bitter right-wing resistance to his presidency and […]

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