THE STATE OF BLACK AMERICA-Race Matters

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PRESIDENT OBAMA’S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS

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ONLINE WHITE HOUSE TOWN HALL MEETING

White House officials contend the online town hall meeting was such a success they will have more, especially as it was a cost savings because they did not have to "gas up" Air force One. … [Read more...]

CONDI ON JAY LENO

Life after being the Bush Secretary of State is exposed by Jay Leno.   Rice left Washington at the end of the Bush Presidency to begin the next phase of her life on the West Coast. … [Read more...]

A CHALLENGE TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ANSWER ON RACE

By DeWAYNE WICKHAM Gannett News Service Barack Obama should have had a better answer to the question Ann Compton asked during his White House press conference. The query from Compton, an ABC News correspondent, came late during the nationally televised give-and-take between the president and … [Read more...]

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN DIES

Reflection:  During the second term of the Bill Clinton Presidency, John Hope Franklin was a part of the One America Race initiative.  As chairman, Franklin was a key in casting perspectives on Americas complicated race problem.  Franklin was open to White House reporter's phone calls at his home in … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SECOND PRESS CONFERENCE

President Obama's News Conference Following is a transcript of President Obama's prime-time news conference on March 24, as transcribed by Federal News Service. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, everybody. Please have a seat. Good evening. Now, before I take questions from the correspondents, I want to … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA 60 MINUTES INTERVIEW

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WANDA COULD TURN THE HOUSE OUT, WITH THE PRESIDENT AS THE GUEST OF HONOR

  Comedian Wanda Sykes is headlining the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Photo: AP       IS WASHINGTON READY FOR WANDA? POLITICO By Patrick Gavin   If the pick of Wanda Sykes as this year's entertainment at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS

  Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address Saturday, March 21, 2009 Washington, DC   Last week, I spent a few days in California, talking with ordinary Americans in town halls and in the places where they work.  We talked about their struggles, and we talked about their hopes.  At the end of … [Read more...]