Here are the top 10 cities for African American economic success according to Forbes Magazine. One thing that jumps out at you immediately is the majority of the cities are in the southern region of the United States. Cities like Atlanta being #1, and Washington DC being on the top 10 list are no surprise but some of the other cities may actually surprise you. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/forbes-top-10-cities-for-african.html
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
MLK Memorial opens to public on August 22
While many are focusing on August 28, the date of the actual dedication of the MLK Monument the Memorial will officially open to the public on Monday, August 22, 2011.
Check times and the location here: http://aareports.com/2011/08/mlk-memorial-opens-to-public-on-august.html
Members of the New Black Panther Party and the Black is Back coalition converged in a neighborhood in DC’s Southeast quadrant for a National Day of Action, demanding attention to inequalities in education, housing and healthcare. Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/04/new-black-panthers-rally-in-washington.html
What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first
With the 112th congress in place we are hearing a lot about what they will do once they are in. Many say that things like repealing healthcare are what the “people” want. That got me to wondering about which issues are the most important to people.
Please take the poll here: http://aareports.com/2011/01/what-one-issue-should-pres-obama-and.html
2008 Obama is back!
Check out this very interesting article by Ed Henry of CNN. In it he writes about Obama while on the campaign trail for senate and congressional candidates returning to the 2008 campaign form that drew thousands to his campaign rallies and encouraged thousands more to vote democrat.
Read the article here: http://aareports.com/2010/10/2008-obama-is-back.html
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