Archive | September, 2011

President Obama: 2011 Back To School Speech

29 Sep

President Obama: 2011 Back To School Speech

President Obama gave his third annual “Back to School” address at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, DC. The President spoke directly to students in public schools throughout the country on the importance of doing well in school. Watch his speech here: http://aareports.com/2011/09/president-obama-2011-back-to-school.html

Obama tells blacks to ‘stop complainin’ and fight

26 Sep

 Obama tells blacks to ‘stop complainin’ and fight

At a 2011 Congressional Black Caucus awards show President Obama asked black voters and the CBC to stop complaining and fight. Listen to that audio here:http://aareports.com/2011/09/obama-tells-blacks-to-stop-complainin.html

Herman Cain wins Florida straw poll

25 Sep

Wow when everyone thought the GOP race had already come down to Perry vs Romney here comes Herman Cain. Cain won a straw poll in Florida today easily whipping the competition. Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/09/herman-cain-wins-florida-gop-straw-poll.html

The GOP is becoming the intolerant & uncaring “Let em die ” party. Do they care?

24 Sep

The GOP is becoming the intolerant & uncaring “Let em die ” party. Do they care?
 
During recent GOP debates some very troubling things have happened. Not from the candidates themselves but from those Republicans and Tea Partiers in the audience. Crowd response to questions from gay soldiers, about an uninsured man dying, and about the death penalty received surprising and very disappointing responses. No candidates challenged this behavior. Do they care? Does the GOP care.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/09/gop-is-becoming-intolerant-uncaring-let.html

 

Fan throws banana peel at black hockey player ( Wayne Simmonds )

24 Sep

Fan throws banana peel at black hockey player ( Wayne Simmonds )

For what most definitely the first time ( and I’m sure the last time. ) ever I am posting a story about NHL Hockey. Sadly it’s not because of some great achievement by a black player but because of the racism aimed at African American player Wayne Simmonds when a fan threw a banana peel at him. 

Read more : http://aareports.com/2011/09/fan-throws-banana-peel-at-black-hockey.html

What led to Troy Davis Clemency denial.

21 Sep

What led to Troy Davis Clemency denial.

I’m sure by now that you have all heard or read the tragic news that Troy Davis has been denied clemency by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. Watch what led to that descision here:

http://aareports.com/2011/09/what-led-to-troy-davis-clemency-denial.html

Video: Sister of Troy Davis thanks his supporters

19 Sep

Video: Sister of Troy Davis thanks his supporters
 
Kimberly Davis the sister of Troy Davis takes a few moments to thank her brother’s supporters and encourage them to keep fighting for justice and his freedom.

Watch the video here: http://aareports.com/2011/09/video-sister-of-troy-davis-thanks-his.html