Monthly Archives: June 2012

Where is the outrage? Number of Chicago Public School students shot rises, as does fear of more to come

Anti-violence activists worry cuts in programs for at-risk youths could exacerbate problem A few stuffed animals and an arrangement of rocks remain Monday in the 8000 block of South Brandon Avenue to mark the fatal shooting last month of 12-year-old … Continue reading

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McKee: Obama’s Race-Card Strategy Is Disingenuous

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 03:10 PM By Clarence V. McKee  Clarence V. McKee’s Perspective: In 2006, then Sen. Barack Obama went to Maryland’s oldest historically black university, Bowie State, to campaign for a white Democrat who was running against black … Continue reading

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Robert L. Johnson Calls For New Focus on Wealth Creation in the Black Community

– Johnson Urges Race-Recognition Remedies to Address Wealth Gap during remarks at the Congressional Forum on the “Economic Empowerment in the Black Community” – Bethesda, MD (June 19, 2012) — In an address to the Conservative Black Forum hosted by … Continue reading

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Romney Smart To Speak To NAACP

It’s a safe bet that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not garner many votes from African-Americans in November. Not only is he running against the first black president, Barack Obama, the GOP has done such a lousy job of … Continue reading

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President Obama Urged to Support Juneteenth Independence Day Legislation

Date: 6/21/2012 www.NationalJuneteenth.com President Obama Urged to Support Juneteenth Independence Day Legislation As in previous years, President Obama did not issue a Presidential Proclamation establishing Juneteenth as a national day of observance, but just another impersonal annual Juneteenth greeting. Juneteenth … Continue reading

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InnerView with Reginald Lane and guest Dean Nelson

by Reginald M. Lane Plus InnerView with Reginald M. Lane is a Detroit based news and current events program discussing local and national issues. Airing locally each week, Mondays 6:30am on MYTV20 Detroit, host Reginald M. Lane interviews city officials, … Continue reading

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29 Organizations Sign Letter Urging Highway Bill Conferees to Maximize Public Private Partnerships

Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Anti-P3 Provision; Support State Authority and Flexibility to Utilize P3s.     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Katie Bell 703-787-6665 Washington, D.C. June 8, 2012 – A broad based coalition of 29 national and … Continue reading

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