Jennifer McClellan Wins in Virginia and Will Be State’s First Black Woman in Congress

Jennifer McClellan Wins in Virginia and Will Be State’s First Black Woman in Congress

Jennifer McClellan Wins in Virginia and Will Be State’s First Black Woman in Congress

Jennifer McClellan Wins in Virginia and Will Be State’s First Black Woman in Congress

February 22, 2023
Jennifer McClellan, a veteran Democratic state senator, won a special election for Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press, making her the first Black woman to represent the state in Congress.Ms. McClellan, 50, will fill the seat formerly held by Representative A. Donald McEachin, who died Nov. 28 of colorectal cancer. […]
(BPRW) CDC Foundation’s “Live to the Beat” Returns to Hip Hop Roots to Celebrate One Year Anniversary of Campaign to Combat Heart Disease in Black Adults | Press releases

(BPRW) CDC Foundation’s “Live to the Beat” Returns to Hip Hop Roots to Celebrate One Year Anniversary of Campaign to Combat Heart Disease in Black Adults | Press releases

February 18, 2023
(BPRW) CDC Foundation’s “Live to the Beat” Returns to Hip Hop Roots to Celebrate One Year Anniversary of Campaign to Combat Heart Disease in Black Adults New CDC data show the COVID-19 pandemic set Black adults 10 years back in reducing heart disease deaths (Black PR Wire) “Live to the Beat” hip hop-themed wellness event […]
(BPRW) Black Deported Veterans of America In Association With Excuse My Accent Hosts Black Out | Press releases

(BPRW) Black Deported Veterans of America In Association With Excuse My Accent Hosts Black Out | Press releases

February 17, 2023
(Black PR Wire) The Black Deported Veterans of America (BDVA) and Excuse My Accent Productions join forces on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 to advocate and amplify the stories of Black Deported Veterans. Black Deported Veterans of America and Excuse My Accent Productions are proud to announce this collaboration to educate and bring awareness to the […]
(BPRW) New Data Study From Today’s Homeowner Exposes Black-White Homeownership Gap That is Wider Today Than During Civil Rights Era | Press releases

(BPRW) New Data Study From Today’s Homeowner Exposes Black-White Homeownership Gap That is Wider Today Than During Civil Rights Era | Press releases

February 9, 2023
(BPRW) New Data Study From Today’s Homeowner Exposes Black-White Homeownership Gap That is Wider Today Than During Civil Rights Era As we celebrate Black History Month, Americans are reminded that there is still progress to be made towards Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of equality between races. One aspect where there remains significant room for […]
Kamala Harris Is Trying to Define Her Vice Presidency. Even Her Allies Are Tired of Waiting.

Kamala Harris Is Trying to Define Her Vice Presidency. Even Her Allies Are Tired of Waiting.

February 6, 2023
WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris was frustrated. The text of a speech she had been given to deliver in Chicago to the nation’s biggest teachers’ union was just another dreary, scripted talk that said little of any consequence.As Air Force Two made its way to the Midwest over the summer, the vice president told her staff […]
Leader Hakeem Jeffries  Defying Kevin McCarthy

Leader Hakeem Jeffries Defying Kevin McCarthy

January 23, 2023
Hakeem Jeffries Challenges Kevin McCarthy on Intelligence Committee Appointments House Democratic Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) took on Speaker McCarthy by nominating Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell to continue serving on the Intelligence Committee. Hakeem Jeffries Submit Committee Assignments Jeffries wrote to McCarthy: I write today to submit for renomination two eminently qualified legislators […]
Zambia: Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at Bilateral Meeting with the President of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema

Zambia: Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at Bilateral Meeting with the President of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema

January 23, 2023
Lusaka — As Prepared for DeliveryPresident Hichilema thank you for welcoming me to Lusaka today. It’s a pleasure to see you again following our meeting in Washington during the Africa Leaders Summit, and this time in your home country. The United States highly values our relationship with Zambia, and we seek to deepen our economic […]
Dr. Bandy Lee Saw It Coming – The Violence Foretold in Donald Trump’s Election – BillMoyers.com

Dr. Bandy Lee Saw It Coming – The Violence Foretold in Donald Trump’s Election – BillMoyers.com

January 23, 2023
 ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy. Dr. Bandy Lee saw it coming – the violence foretold in Donald Trump’s election.  While millions of Americans were still trying to figure out if Trump was just a crude playboy and fast-talking con man she felt a duty to warn the country about dangerous possibilities stemming from […]
Bold New Amazon Labor Union Wins Vote

Bold New Amazon Labor Union Wins Vote

April 3, 2022
Amazon Labor Union Win is Huge Upset The Amazon Labor Union founder Christian Smalls was the subject of racist and condescending remarks by Amazon management. The company made a conscious decision to make him the face of the organizing campaign. According to the text of a leaked company memo, Amazon executives, including Jeff Besos, stated […]
Quiet Revolution in the South

Quiet Revolution in the South

March 26, 2022
Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990 - Kindle edition by Davidson, Chandler, Grofman, Bernard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990.
Insider View Who is Malcolm X? The Malcolm X Assassination

Insider View Who is Malcolm X? The Malcolm X Assassination

November 18, 2021
See larger image Additional Images: Malcolm X Gun Canvas Art Wall Art Home Decor (24in x 36in Gallery Wrapped) Features:  We provide fast shipping with the GREATEST QUALITY – Made in USA Premium Canvas Prints – Highest Quality Materials with Vivid Colours! High Quality & Hand Made 1.5 inches Pine Frames Ready To Hang – […]
VA’21 Tip-Republicans Master Power-Democrats Weak

VA’21 Tip-Republicans Master Power-Democrats Weak

November 4, 2021
What lessons should the Democrats learn from the loss of the Governor’s race and state House of Delegates in the Virginia 2021 elections and the election night scare in New Jersey? As expected, numerous pundits, news reporters, Democratic and Republican Party operatives, and elected officials have blanketed cable news shows on MSNBC and CNN offering […]
Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism

Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism

October 24, 2021
"Malcolm X was a student of history, and that is what made him one of the most important political philosophers and leaders African Americans ever produced. For some 15 years or more, Malcolm X studied history, philosophy, religion, and politics."
Immigrants & Problem History of Citizenship Day

Immigrants & Problem History of Citizenship Day

October 22, 2021
During his first Citizenship Day speech on Sept. 17, 1952, President Truman warmly greeted the immigrants attending the annual meeting of the National Conference on Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Later that day, they would take the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony, shedding their status as immigrants to become U.S. citizens. In commemoration of…
Voting Rights Bill Blocked Again

Voting Rights Bill Blocked Again

October 20, 2021
Republicans Block Debate on Voting Rights On October 20, 2021, the US Senate held a vote on a voting rights bill, the Freedom to Vote Act, designed to secure the right to vote and stop the advance of restrictive laws being enacted in Republican-controlled states and jurisdictions across the country. That voting rights bill was […]
George Breitman Malcolm X And The Third American Revolution

George Breitman Malcolm X And The Third American Revolution

October 20, 2021
Malcolm X And The Third American Revolution: The Writings Of George Breitman (Revolutionary Studies): 9781591020974: Marcus, Anthony: Books
Kehinde Wiley’s Times Square Monument: That’s No Robert E. Lee

Kehinde Wiley’s Times Square Monument: That’s No Robert E. Lee

October 8, 2021
The sculpture, of an African-American man in streetwear and mounted on a horse, was unveiled Friday and will eventually move to Richmond, Va., home to a number of Confederate memorials.ImageThe sculpture, called “Rumors of War,” is Kehinde Wiley’s first work of public art and his first major piece since his portrait of President Obama.CreditCreditRachel Papo…
Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19?

Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19?

July 24, 2021
Africa is hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis and especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. A new report suggests ways the continent can build back better as it … Read More The post Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19? appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-is-a-green-recovery-in-africa-possible-after-covid-19-2/
South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

July 22, 2021
As the dust settles on insurrection, government must acknowledge the urgent need to repurpose a failing security system. The attempted insurrection of the past week affirms the extent to which … Read More The post South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africas-security-sector-is-in-crisis-reform-must-start-now-2/
Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

July 22, 2021
Massive desolation continues to engulf populations of at least 10 African countries for a fifth week running, in the wake of poor medical responses and a biting oxygen shortage. WHO … Read More The post Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-continent-faces-acute-shortages-of-oxygen-supplies-and-icu-beds-2/
As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs

As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs

July 21, 2021
The Los Angeles Sentinel, a weekly Black-owned newspaper, reported on the pivotal anniversary last week. Joyce Marie Beatty serves as the U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 3rd congressional district. Since 2013, … Read More The post As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs appeared first on Black Politics. […]
Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market

Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market

July 20, 2021
A struggling mushroom grower in Oshikoto says he will soon start making biscuits, an addition to his existing wide range of products such as soup, dried mushrooms and seeds. This … Read More The post Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/namibia-mushroom-grower-dreams-of-formal-market/
Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The National Response Measures

Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The National Response Measures

July 19, 2021
Windhoek — Fellow Namibians, good morning. The country has crossed two significant milestones over the past 14-day observance period. We have exceeded 100,000 cumulative cases and over 2,000 deaths have … Read More The post Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The […]
Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development

Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development

July 19, 2021
Political Editor The Government will continue engaging local investors in the rebuilding of the country as they have demonstrated that the development of the nation can be done using local … Read More The post Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/zimbabwe-local-expertise-to-anchor-national-development-3/
Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

July 19, 2021
Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills … Read More The post Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-community-health-workers-as-the-backbone-of-primary-healthcare-delivery-rwandas-approach/
Huge Black Voter Turnout Historical Threat to Whites

Huge Black Voter Turnout Historical Threat to Whites

July 17, 2021
Black Voter Turnout Leads to White Backlash Since the end of slavery in the US, increases in Black Voter Turnout have led to a white backlash. Black voter turnout during the Reconstruction era of the 1870s lead to the emergence of large numbers of African American elected officials in the American South. This black political […]
Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade

Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade

July 16, 2021
The Initiators of Change Foundation, an organisation focused on governance, poverty reduction, empowerment and human resource has presented a Lifetime in A Portrait Award to the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu … Read More The post Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-vice-president-bawumia-is-africas-digital-revolutionary-leader-of-the-decade-2/
South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots

South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots

July 16, 2021
Zimbabwe’s industries will likely feel the pinch of the violent demonstrations and looting unfolding in South Africa, its largest trading partner, as trade channels get clogged and supply chains disrupted. … Read More The post South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africa-zim-to-feel-heat-from-sa-riots/
Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose

Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose

July 16, 2021
Rachel Anne Gillett, Utrecht University In the penalty shoot-out that saw Italy defeat England in the UEFA Euro 2020 final, the skill of the goalkeepers was overshadowed by the perceived … Read More The post Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-racism-in-sport-why-it-comes-to-the-surface-when-teams-lose/
BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’

BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’

July 13, 2021
Friday, July 9 at 8/7c, the most powerful woman in the country is sitting down with journalist Soledad O’Brien for State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris.  The half-hour primetime special was taped … Read More The post BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’ appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/bet-news-to-air-state-of-our-union-vice-president-kamala-harris-4/
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