Tag Archives: politics

Congressional Black Caucus issues statement in defense of Maxine Waters

1 Jul

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Unlike the current Democratic “leaders,” Charles Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, who have offered only criticism and no support to Maxine Waters after her comments asking supporters to confront those who work for Trump, The Congressional Black Caucus has stated their support of Waters. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/06/congressional-black-caucus-issues.html

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Maxine Waters to those making death threats: You Better shoot straight

1 Jul

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Auntie Maxine ain’t scared!

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has addressed a series of recent death threats she said she has received, telling would-be threateners to “shoot straight” during an immigration rally on Saturday. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/07/maxine-waters-to-those-making-death_1.html

Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Tim Scott Introduce Bill to Make Lynching a Federal Crime

1 Jul

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U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), and Tim Scott (R-SC), the only African-American members of the United States Senate, have introduced legislation to make lynching – the willful act of murder by a collection of people assembled with the intention of committing an act of violence upon any person – a federal crime. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2018/06/cory-booker-kamala-harris-tim-scott.html

Interview with Jaime Harrison: Candidate for National Democratic National Committee Chairman

31 Jan

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While most of us may have heard that both Keith Ellison and Thomas Perez are vying to become DNC chairman, many more of us aren’t aware of other candidates running for that position. One such candidate is South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison. Once I became aware that he was running I reached out to him via Twitter to set up a interview and he quickly responded to my request. Check out my interview with Chairman Jaime Harrison on why he believes that he is the right person to be DNC chair. http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2017/01/interview-with-jaime-harrison-candidate.html

What President Obama meant to me as a black man.

9 Jan

Many including myself will miss President Obama when he is gone from the presidency. As a young black man who believed he was doing well and giving back to his community hear how I was inspired to do even more by President Obama.

So, Ben Carson may serve in a Trump administration after all?

24 Nov

 

 

49074843-cachedWhat is up with Dr. Ben Carson? Just a week after leading many of us to believe that he may have a little common sense to go along with his book sense by saying that he wouldn’t serve in a Trump administration because he didn’t have the experience of leading a federal agency he seems to have put himself back in the running again for a spot in a Trump administration. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/so-ben-carson-may-serve-in-trump.html

President Obama: Full 2016 Congressional Black Caucus Speech

18 Sep
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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: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/president-obama-full-2016-congressional.html