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4:22 AM / Tuesday August 4, 2020

Week In Review

Obama denounces ‘radical’ Republican budget plan

April 9, 2012

In an election-year pitch to middle-class voters, President Barack Obama is denouncing a House Republican budget plan as a “Trojan horse,” warning that it represents “an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country” that would hurt working families.

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High court takes up fight over Obama health law

April 2, 2012

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is front and center at the Supreme Court for three days of hearings to determine the fate of a law aimed at extending health insurance to more than 30 million Americans.

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Va. teacher probed for telling student to read poem ‘blacker’

March 26, 2012

A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for allegedly asking the lone African-American student in the class to read a poem in a “blacker” manner. Jordan Shumate says he was reading aloud Langston Hughes’ “Ballad of the Landlord” when teacher Marilyn Bart interrupted him.

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Study: Violent crime has spiked in Haiti’s cities

March 12, 2012

The preliminary findings in the report titled “Haiti’s Urban Crime Wave?” speak to rising concerns among Haitians that their country is entering a period of political turmoil that could thwart efforts to help rebuild in the aftermath of the powerful January 2010 earthquake.

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

July 31, 2020

By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

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