April Ryan & General Kip Ward Talk About #BringBackOurGirls

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Courtesy: Black America Web White House Correspondent April Ryan is in for Roland Martin and talks to General Kip Ward about the #BringBackOurGirls campaign and the allegations that the girls will be released soon. LISTEN: … [Read more...]

Grand Jury Testimony Leaked in Ferguson Case

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April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  WASHINGTON -- The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported. The report … [Read more...]

Unrest in St. Louis

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(AURN) -- Police involved fatal shootings in Missouri are on the radar of the Obama Administration as more protests continue stemming from two separate fatal shootings where two teens were left dead. April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  … [Read more...]

Susan Rice on ‘Meet the Press': Fight Against ISIS is ‘Long-Term’

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Source: NBCNews - Meet the Press National Security Adviser Susan Rice said ground troops will be a part of the campaign to combat Islamist terror group ISIS — but she repeated administration pledges that they will be Iraqi forces, and not U.S. troops, and warned the effort to combat the militants … [Read more...]

President Obama’s Call with Secretary Burwell

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2014  Readout of the President’s Call with Secretary Burwell This morning the President was briefed on the diagnosis of a second case of Ebola in Dallas, Texas, by Assistant to the President for Homeland … [Read more...]

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy was known for her fashion sense, which featured the pill box hat and elegant dress. Decades later, Mrs. Obama is viewed as a trendsetter on the style stage, where some call her a fashion icon who inspires the very … [Read more...]

Washington Post: Report: Voter ID laws reduce turnout more among African American and younger voters

Laws requiring voters to show identification when they cast a ballot impact have a greater impact on African Americans and younger voters than on other racial and age groups, according to a new analysis. The report, issued Wednesday by the General Accounting Office [pdf], found that fewer African … [Read more...]

Obama to Dems: History, facts are on our side

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(AURN/AP) - President Barack Obama says history and facts are on the side of Democrats this election season. LISTEN:  Obama is raising money for the Democratic Party at a pair of fundraisers in New York. It's part of a week-long fundraising push by Obama ahead of the Nov. 4 elections.  The … [Read more...]

Preventing the Spread of Ebola

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WASHINGTON (AURN) -- The White House has announced enhanced screenings for five American airports to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States. April Ryan reports:  … [Read more...]

The Global Crisis of Ebola

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com |AURN President Obama held a meeting Monday with his cabinet on Ebola as the administration says the whole of government is involved in this crisis. The President says this is “not charity” and welcomes volunteers from the private sector to help bolster the … [Read more...]