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F*** Cornel West by George L. Cook III

21 May

I have always had great respect for Princeton Professor Cornel West but in light on his recent comments about President Obama I would like to write what President Obama can’t.

To Cornel West I say F*** YOU! Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/05/f-cornel-west-by-george-l-cook-iii.html

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Video: Charlie Rangel’s first interview since being censured

6 Dec

Video: Charlie Rangel’s first interview since being censured

In his first interview since being censured, Rep. Charlie Rangel talks about the circumstances around that vote on CNN”s State of the Union.

Watch the interview here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/video-charlie-rangels-first-interview.html

Black mayors struggling in post racial America

25 Sep

Many thought that being a black elected official in a “post-racial” society would be great. But for black mayors of large cities it has not been a great time. Adrian Fenty begun the process of fixing Washington DC and for his efforts lost his primary race. Dave Bing of Detroit has been accused of a racial cleaning. Some in Philadelphia are challenging Michael Nutter’s “blackness”, and Cory Booker has lowered the murder rate in Newark NJ and gotten back control of the Newark School system from the state and he is as popular as a black man at a KKK rally. What’s going on here?

 Read a great article from the Washington Post by using the link below on this very subject.
http://aareports.com/2010/09/black-mayors-struggling-in-post-racial.html

NY Gov. Paterson Signs Law Limiting NYPD Stop-Frisk Database

17 Jul

NY Gov. Paterson Signs Law Limiting NYPD Stop-Frisk Database

Gov. David Paterson signed legislation Friday that would stop New York City police from storing the names of hundreds of thousands of people who were stopped and frisked without facing charges, calling the practice “not a policy for a democracy.”

http://aareports.com/2010/07/ny-gov-paterson-signs-law-limiting-nypd.html

3 Jul

Statement from South Carolina Democratic Party to AAreports concerning the surprising primary win by Alvin Greeene and the obscenity charges he faces .

I wondered how the South Carolina Democratic Party felt this. I reached out and was able to talk to the SCDP communications director Keiana Page.

Read the SCDP statement here:  http://aareports.com/2010/07/statement-from-south-carolina-dem-party.html

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

13 Jun

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

Poverty-stricken minority neighborhoods across America are “zones of pain” in a “state of emergency” that deserve a swift federal response, a group of black leaders said during a discussion on economic recovery at the Rainbow/PUSH annual conference Saturday. Read more…

http://aareports.com/2010/06/black-leaders-urge-swift-federal-action.html

Video: President Obama commencement speech at Hampton University

11 May

Video: President Obama commencement address at Hampton University:
http://aareports.com/2010/05/president-obama-commencement-speech-at.html