WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG TO GET THE BLACK FARMERS THEIR MONEY

President Obama has committed to paying the 80 to 90 thousand black farmers discriminated against 1.25 billion dollars. So why is it taking so long to fund the project after the presidents commitment in the 2011 budget.   The funding of the Pigford II settlement has originally taken 15 years.    … [Read more...]

DR. DOROTHY HEIGHT, ADVISOR TO PRESIDENTS HAS DIED AT 98

  Dr. Dorothy Irene Height is being remembered as a Civil Rights pioneer and the peoples leader who ruled with an iron fist in a velvet glove. She has also been referred to as the Lena Horne of the Civil Rights movement because of her grace and her ability to move Presidents into action.   … [Read more...]

HAITI THROUGH THE EYES OF FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

Three months after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti, First Lady Michelle Obama shares her experience there from her recent surprise visit. Since the January 12, 2010 devastation, the United States has given about a billion dollars to the country in reconstruction and rescue efforts. Before the … [Read more...]

BLACK JUDGES ON THE WHITE HOUSE SUPREME COURT NOMINEE LIST

Ten days has passed since Justice John Stevens announced he is retiring. The White House is still in the early stages of the selection process to replace the Supreme Court justice who turns 90 this year.   The end of he process is expected to come in a number of weeks.  Obama administration … [Read more...]

BLACK FARMERS WHITE HOUSE MEETING MINUS PRESIDENT OBAMA

In a letter dated April 8, 2010,  John Boyd, Head of the National Black Farmers Association requested a meeting with President Obama over the funding of a 1.25 billion dollar discrimination settlement.  Boyd also said in that same letter, he has "been waiting for tangible signs that the funding of … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT JONATHAN DISCUSS JONATHAN’S MEETING WITH THE FATHER OF THE CHRISTMAS DAY BOMBING SUSPECT

White House Officials confirm, at Blair House, President Obama talked with acting Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan about Jonathan's April 8, 2010 meeting with the father of the Christmas Day bombing suspect.   22 year old Nigerian, Farouk Adhulmuttalab, allegedly attempted to bomb an American … [Read more...]

BLACK FARMERS REQUEST A FACE TO FACE WITH THE PRESIDENT OVER A 1.25 BILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT

John Boyd, head of the National Black Farmers Association is sending a letter to the white house formally asking president Obama for a meeting on the black farmer settlement monies.  Boyd says he has seen no signs so far that resolving the settlement issue is a priority of the administration. White … [Read more...]

President Obama Meets With Black Ministers at the White House

Some of the nations most recognized names in the Black Church met with President Obama before his Easter Prayer breakfast.  The group consisted of 20 leaders of different denominations.  The list included Reverend  Kirby John Caldwell, and Bishop Vashti McKenzie. The White House contends many of … [Read more...]

MICHAEL STEELE CREDIT CARD VS. THE RACE CARD

Republican National Committee Chairman, Michael Steele says he and President Obama are held to a higher standard because they are black.  Robert Gibbs, White House Press Secretary responds saying, it is not about the "race card" for Steele but his "credit card".   The credit card references the … [Read more...]

THE EASTER EGG ROLL AND PRESIDENT OBAMA WITH THE KIDS ON THE B-BALL COURT

President Obama and the rest of the First Family took part in the Easter Egg Roll with the President helping some kids try to roll the eggs down the South Lawn.  Some thirty thousand people are expected for the events.  President Obama also, played some hoops with kids 5 to 12 years old on the … [Read more...]