President Obama: Full 2016 Congressional Black Caucus Speech

18 Sep
President Obama’s complete speech at the 2016 Congressional Black Caucus in which the President reflects on his eight years in the Oval Office and urges Americans to defend the legacy he has built by voting for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Watch his speech here: 

Colin Kaepernick: Police union rescinds boycott threat of 49ers games

12 Sep


The union for the police officers who patrol San Francisco 49ers games at Levi’s Stadium rescinded its boycott threat Thursday, nearly a week after the association proclaimed its members could decline assignments at the facility amid quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s recent protests. Read more:

More than $300,000 Raised at 2016 UNCF “A Mind Is…” Hamptons Summer Benefit

11 Sep

More than $300,000 was raised at the recent United Negro College Fund (UNCF) “A Mind Is…” Hamptons Summer Benefit, hosted by UNCF New York. Read more: uncf

Grand opening schedule for the National Museum of African American History and Culture

11 Sep

Here is the schedule for the weekend long grand opening celebration for the National Museum of African American History and Culture beginning September 23, 2016. Read more here:

All the Difference: A documentary about young black men in college

11 Sep

All the Difference is a documentary about two young black men in college. The film premieres on PBS Sept. 12, 2016. Learn more about the documentary and watch the trailer here: 23607661164_ca623f7382_z

Appeals Court blocks Kansas, Alabama, Georgia voter ID laws

11 Sep


It’s been a tough few weeks for Republican attempts at voter suppression. When forced to defend their blatant attempts to keep minority voters from the polls in court Republicans are failing miserably. Recently we have seen voter ID laws struck down in Wisconsin and North Carolina, and now you can add Kansas, Alabama, and Georgia to that list. Read more:

Usain Bolt injured before 2016 Summer Olympics

2 Jul

Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has suffered an injury ahead of Rio after tearing a hamstring at Jamaica’s Olympic trials. Read more: