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The Race Conversation After Ferguson

By: April Ryan, | This week marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where decades ago thousands gathered that day for jobs and justice for black people in America. The overarching theme was, and still is, equality. Fast forward 50 years later this week, the … [Read More...]


Inside the White House with Valerie Jarrett

Source: NBC News NBC’s Cynthia McFadden profiles one of the president’s closest advisers during a day in the White House … [Read More...]


Is Joe Biden Getting the Respect He Deserves?

Source: Vice President Joe Biden is the president’s go-to guy on foreign crises and reaching out to Congress, but is he getting the respect he deserves? … [Read More...]

A Closer Look


President Obama Discusses Decisions in the Crisis in Ukraine and Syria

By: April Ryan, AURN | President Obama made it to the White House Briefing room on a host of issues and he took reporters questions. … [Read More...]


President Obama Offers Some Answers on the VA Crisis

By: April Ryan, AURN | It has been about 40 days since the administration asked for several months to work on turning the tide at … [Read More...]

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Ferguson and the Funeral of Michael Brown

April Ryan reports for AURN. Listen:  … [Read More...]

U.S. Department of Defense

MO Congressmen Speak on Militarization of Law Enforcement

“We are pleased to report that we had a productive, expansive and very encouraging meeting with Secretary Hagel this evening regarding our urgent … [Read More...]

In Depth

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Tongues Wag Over Obama’s Audacity to Wear Taupe

By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama's … [Read More...]

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White House Confirms American Fighting with ISIS Killed

By: April Ryan, | AURN The White House is confirming  an American fighting with … [Read More...]

Peter Theo Curtis

Statement from family of released journalist Peter Theo Curtis

Aug. 24, 2014 -- Attached is the family's official statement on Theo's release today. It includes … [Read More...]


Missouri Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Remarks at Michael Brown Funeral

I would first like to introduce some of my distinguished colleagues who have traveled here today to … [Read More...]


DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz on GOP’s New Shutdown Threat

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the … [Read More...]

Fabric of America Originals


The Realities of the African Continent

By: April Ryan, | AURN It is the last day of the historic gathering for the US Africa Summit. The meeting, the largest assemblage of … [Read More...]


A Profile of Secretary Jeh Johnson

By: April Ryan, | AURN Immigration is under the bipartisan microscope for an immediate fix when it comes to the recent influx of children … [Read More...]

Homeland Security Nominee Jeh Johnson - Charles Dharapak/AP

60 Years After Brown V. Board

By: April Ryan, | AURN It is the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Eduction and at the White House, President Obama is meeting with the … [Read More...]


I Remember Madiba

By: April Ryan, The world is literally pausing, remembering this eras leader for justice, and equality. Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, … [Read More...]


Remembering President Kennedy and His Civil Rights Legacy

By: April Ryan, 50 years ago today in Dallas, Texas an assassin's bullet took the life of a young American President who only saw 3 years in … [Read More...]


The Fate of HBCUs

By: April Ryan, The Department of Education was the venue Wednesday for a meeting with Education Secretary Arnie Duncan and the new Director … [Read More...]

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