Tag: washington

UNITED STATES/ETHIOPIA : Pro-Abiy diaspora mobilises in Washington

April 9, 2021
L’American-Ethiopia Public Affairs Committee est venu s’ajouter à la liste déjà longue des associations et groupements d’intérêts éthiopiens basés aux Etats-Unis. Source link

Washington’s Delusion of Endless World Dominion – BillMoyers.com

March 23, 2021
Globe with US highlighted. Photo by Antonio Quagliata from Pexels This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. Empires live and die by their illusions. Visions of empowerment can inspire nations to scale the heights of global hegemony. Similarly, however, illusions of omnipotence can send fading empires crashing into oblivion. So it was with Great Britain in

NIGERIA/UNITED STATES : Washington to take over Madueke clan's $20m villa after judge rejects Sarbonne Estate's claim

December 15, 2020
US Judge Keith Ellison decided late November that Sarbonne Estate cannot block the Department of Justice’s seizure of Nigerian national Kola Aluko’s villa. Source link

Washington man arrested mid-interview — for a job with state police

November 20, 2020
A Washington man applying for a job with the state’s police force got arrested mid-interview. The 31-year-old admitted something that set off alarms as he was going through the background check and polygraph test process for a gig with the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday, local outlet KING-TV reported. “A person in the application process

Beloved cat who comforted weather observers at Mt Washington dies

November 10, 2020
A beloved cat who spent the past dozen years comforting weather observers atop New Hampshire’s Mount Washington has died. Marty, a black Maine coon cat who also helped his humans patrol the mountain’s observatory, succumbed to “an unforeseen illness,” summit operations manager, Rebecca Scholand, said in a Monday news release. “As a past observer who

George Conway Kicks Trump When He’s Down in Washington Post Op-Ed

November 6, 2020
Since the day he was elected president, Donald Trump faced incredible resistance from Democratic voters. But they were not the only ones who were opposing Trump. There were also a huge amount of Republicans who did not feel that he truly represented their party. One of the loudest of these voices was George Conway. Not

Retailers add to pressure for Washington NFL team to finally change its name from racist moniker

July 13, 2020
As some quick history, the team has had its current name since 1933. Before that, it was actually briefly called the Boston Braves. Since then, numerous activist groups have spoken out against the name, but owner Daniel Snyder wasn’t having it. In the early ‘90s, he told USA Today that “we’ll never change the name.” In

When Washington Helped Small Business, Washington Was Helped

July 8, 2020
WASHINGTON — Car dealers and private schools, restaurants and doctors, hotels and contractors all got money from the program established to help small businesses survive the coronavirus. But a subset of the list of recipients reads like a guide to a professional political class that thrives in the nation’s capital no matter what is happening

As Washington D.C. Weighs Reopening, African Americans in the Nation’s Capital Brace for the Worst

May 27, 2020
It’s just past 7 a.m. as Tavis Clinton’s sanitation truck pulls to a stop in an alley in the Washington, D.C., neighborhood of Petworth, its streets lined by aging rowhouses and the occasional glass-and-metal gentrified upstart apartment complex. The 41-year-old sanitation crew chief, who like the other members of his three-man team is African American,…

He Attended the March on Washington in 1963. Now He’ll Return to the Scene in Virtual Reality With His Great-Grandson

December 23, 2019
When the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom came to Washington, D.C., in 1963, it provided the setting for what would become Martin Luther King Jr.’s most iconic speech: “I Have a Dream.” But he was far from the only person there. In addition to a full program of speakers and singers, the day…