Tag: leader

GOP House Leader McCarthy to introduce resolution calling for Rep. Swalwell’s removal from Intelligence Committee

March 13, 2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy plans on introducing a resolution to remove Rep. Eric Swalwell from the House Intelligence Committee, according to a tweet he posted Friday night.”Pelosi just reappointed Eric Swalwell to the Intelligence Committee. Based on the briefing she and I received together, Swalwell should not be on the panel in charge of

Ex-president expected to declare himself leader of Republican Party

February 28, 2021
ORLANDO, Fla. – Less than 40 days after leaving office – and less than two months after an insurrection mounted by some of his supporters – former President Donald Trump resumes political life Sunday with a speech designed to claim continuing leadership of the Republican Party.Trump is not expected to declare a 2024 presidential candidacy

Capitol Attack Shows That Trump Is Basically The Leader Of A White Supremacist Terror Cell

January 15, 2021
MAGA loyalists on the dark corners of the internet – and even some members of Congress – claim that left-wing activists, not Trump supporters, orchestrated last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol. But new reporting shows that the mob that descended on D.C. on Jan. 6 was filled with pro-Trump white supremacists, many of whom

Zimbabwe: Khupe Still Party Leader, Engaging Madhuku Over Mwonzora’s ‘Poll Theft’

December 30, 2020
EMBATTLED MDC-T former interim leader Thokozani Khupe is reported to be still in charge of the opposition party and waiting for legal opinion from her lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku, her spokesperson has confirmed. Khupe Sunday tried in vain to stop delegates attending party’s chaotic extraordinary congress from voting accusing former interim secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora of rigging

GOP House Leader Runs And Hides When Asked If Joe Biden Is President-Elect

December 16, 2020
Even though GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted Tuesday that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn as the next president and vice president, not all Republicans are willing to accept reality. When asked if he acknowledged Biden as the president-elect, Republican House Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy ran and hid from reporters. “Just

Israeli operatives killed Al Qaeda’s No. 2 leader in Iran in August: report

November 14, 2020
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by Israeli operatives acting at the behest of the United States, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing intelligence officials. Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who went by the nom de guerre Abu

Opposition leader Freeman Mbowe arrested

November 2, 2020
The Chadema party refuses to accept defeat in the electionPolice in Tanzania have arrested the chairman of the main opposition party in the wake of a disputed election.Freeman Mbowe was detained, along with two other Chadema leaders, for planning violent protests, police said.Chadema presidential candidate Tundu Lissu was released after being briefly detained in the

Postal Service Leader Sets Reorganization Amid Scrutiny Over Mail Ballots

August 8, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service on Friday announced a substantial reorganization meant to increase efficiency as Democratic lawmakers demanded an inquiry into whether changes by President Trump’s postal officials could threaten the effective use of mail-in ballots for the November election.Louis DeJoy, the postmaster general and a major donor to Mr. Trump’s campaigns, was named

Joseph Lowery, Veteran Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 98

April 6, 2020
(ATLANTA) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, a family statement said. He was 98. A charismatic and fiery preacher, Lowery led the SCLC for two decades — restoring the…

Black Leader in South Bend Endorses Joe Biden Over Pete Buttigieg – The New York Times

December 12, 2019
Politics|Black Leader in South Bend Endorses Joe Biden Over Pete ButtigiegEmphasizing the country’s need for experienced leadership, Oliver Davis, a longtime council member in the city, has been a frequent critic of Mr. Buttigieg.Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., has struggled to receive support from black voters.Credit...Maddie McGarvey for The New York TimesSOUTH BEND,…

Former Leader of New York Black Panther Party Brutally beaten by members of New BPP at Atlanta Event

August 19, 2015
[tubeloot_tab tab=”1″] The playlist above contains several videos featuring Dhoruba Bin Wahad. Each video is accompanied by books linked to the subject matter being discussed. On Saturday, August 8, 2015, a group of six Black Liberation Movement activists were violently attacked at a downtown Atlanta hotel. The group included members of the Free The People

White Supremacist Donated to Several 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

June 22, 2015
The head of a white supremacist group, cited by the suspected gunman who killed nine people at a black South Carolina church last week, has given thousands ...

Brown v. Board of Education – Its Historical Importance – Benjamin Hooks

December 17, 2014
Brown v. Board of Education The legal history leading up to Brown v. Board of Education is explained by former NAACP leader, Benjamin Hooks. The point that I am trying to make is that the leaders the civil rights local did something thinking. Somehow the thought has been put on us that we just marched and demonstrated.  It was not marching

Black Panthers 1968 (1)

October 19, 2014
Documentaire tourné a Oakland au cours des manifestations autour du procès Huey Newton, leader des activistes noirs du Black Panther Party.

A Living Legend: The University of Virginia Honors Julian Bond

October 11, 2014
The University of Virginia invites the community to join in a celebration of Julian Bond. Bond, a longtime civil rights leader who is also chairman emeritus of the NAACP and a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia. He retired from teaching at U.Va. in May 2012 after teachng for 20 years. In this community

Alabama City Remembered as Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

October 10, 2014
Sunday, August 28, in Washington, President Obama leads the nation in dedicating a new national memorial to the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. King was a southern Baptist minister who rose to become the leading voice of the nation’s modern day civil rights movement during the1950’s and 1960’s. His struggle for equal

Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond Trayvon Martin

August 13, 2014
Findings of Case Study The Impact of Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond The Trayvon Martin Case Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A Just Cause, an advocate for the wrongfully convicted, released findings from it study on race and justice in the United Sates. The study includes a review of the IRP-6 case and the

Ban the Box

August 8, 2014
Ban the Box Legislation   Ban the Box is a nationwide movement that supports legislation prohibiting employers from including questions about criminal records on job applications.  In New Jersey, the Opportunity to Compete Act, also know as “ban the box” has gained support from civil leaders and legislators. The purpose of the legislation is to ban

Robert F. Williams-Father of Black Power Movement

August 7, 2014
See larger image Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power (Paperback) New From: $37.50 In Stock Robert F. Williams Black Power Before Black Power Movement   Robert F. Williams is arguable one key historical figure whose rightful place in American history has been ignored. Rob was truly a man ahead

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

August 6, 2014
[wzslider autoplay=”true” transition=”‘slide'” lightbox=”true”] African American Politics: A History of Struggle   In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel Barak Obama to the US Democratic Party nomination and, ultimately, the Presidency of the United States.  The turnout in that election was the culmination of a

Nigeria Kidnappings — Who Are the ‘Boko Haram?’

July 16, 2014
By Andrew Lam Editor’s Note: Professor Michael Watts teaches geography at UC Berkeley and is the author of many books, including “Silent Violence: Food, Famine, and Peasantry in Northern Nigeria” and “Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta.” He spoke to NAM editor Andrew Lam about the recent kidnappings

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

June 17, 2014
  African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana, respectively. They are considered as the first African American mayors of major American cities. Together with Kenneth Gibson of Newark, New Jersey, Carl Stokes and Richard G. Hatcher, became

Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

May 22, 2014
Questions and Answers Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta Differences and Similarity between Booker T’s ideas and Du Bois Ideas?Compare and contrast thier ideas. Posted by Chrisna S [display_name id=”1″]1989- Booker T. Washington and WEB Dubois offered different strategies for dealing with the problems of poverty and discrimination faced by Black Americans at the end

The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther 2 of 3

April 25, 2014
The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther References: http://www.amazon.com/The-Assassination-Fred-Hampton-Murdered/dp/1569767092 Fred Hampton http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-rutberg/nothing-but-a-northern-ly_b_355670.html December 4 ,2009 , marked the fortieth anniversary of the death of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. On December 4th, 1969, Chicago police raided Fred Hampton’s apartment and shot and killed him in his