Tag: White House

In Historic Move, Obama Normalized Relations with Cuba

December 18, 2014
Obama Normalizes Relations with Cuba As far back as 2009, members of the Congressional Black Caucus had recommended that President Obama normalize relations between Cuba and the US and push for a lifting of the decades-old U.S. trade embargo on Cuba. The CBC sent delegations to Havana to dialogue with Havana in pursuit of normalizing relations between

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

August 6, 2014
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 massive upswing in Black