President Obama 07/29/10 speech on education reform.
President Obama speaks about the critical need for education reform and discusses what his Administration has done to raise standards and encourage excellence during a speech to the Urban League.
Watch the speech here: http://aareports.com/2010/07/president-obama-072910-speech-on.html
Shirley Sherrod to sue Andrew Breitbart
Ousted Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will sue a conservative blogger who posted a video edited in a way that made her appear racist.
Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/shirley-sherrod-to-sue-andrew-breitbart.html
C.J. Jones was not a killer!
Here at AA reports we never believed 14 year old C.J. Jones killed his entire family and then killed himself.
Medical evidence now suggests that Staten Island mom Leisha Jones – and not 14-year-old son C.J. – killed the family in a fiery murder-suicide last week.
Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/cj-jones-was-not-killer-boy-was-victim.html
The reinvention of Al Sharpton
Why the indefatigable Al Sharpton still has work to do. And what his evolution tells us about race and politics in Obama’s America.
Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/reinvention-of-al-sharpton.html
Even with all the turmoil surrounding Shirley Sherrod and the USDA the US Senate has refused again to pay money owed to black farmers. Read more here: http://aareports.com/2010/07/black-farmers-settlement-funds-cut.html
241 teachers fired in Washington DC for poor performance:
As vice president of my local school board this is a story that caught my attention right away.DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee fired 241 teachers in Washington DC for sub par performance
Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/241-teachers-fired-for-performance-in.html