USA TODAYObama to visit his 48th state: South CarolinaUSA TODAYPresident Obama this week will visit his 48th state since taking office, a Friday trip to the Republican-leaning state of South Carolina. Obama will speak at Benedict College, a historically black private school in Columbia. The Associated Press notes ...After 7-year dry spell, South Carolina gets Obama backWashington Post (blog)Presid
Town HallWhite House: Obama 'Very Interested' in Possibility of Taking Executive Action ...TheBlaze.comWhite House press secretary Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama is “very interested” in the possibility of using executive action to hike taxes on corporations. “The president certainly has not indicated any reticence in using his executive ...Obama "Very Interested"
Boston Globe (subscription)President Frank Underwood's lessons for ObamaBoston Globe (subscription)The poster for the third season of “House of Cards,” which was released Friday on Netflix. President Obama has been suffering multiple slings and arrows of Republican contempt lately. Conservative Mike Huckabee criticized him and Michelle for (gasp) ...and more »
ReutersExclusive: Nemtsov killing sign of worsening climate in Russia - ObamaReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the killing of opposition figure Boris Nemtsov is a sign of a worsening climate in Russia where civil rights and media freedoms have been rolled back in the last several years. Nemtsov ...Obama: Kremlin critic's murder reflects poorly on Rus
Too many African Americans plan too little for death, experts sayWashington PostAlexander's comments came at the conclusion of a forum entitled “The Journey Home: An African American Conversation,” in which senior citizen advocates, morticians, pastors, financial planners and even an emergency room physician came together at ...and more »
The Next Oprah Winfrey & Algebra: How to Empower Young African American...Huffington PostSecond, we need sensitivity training for teachers in order to help them avoid the unfair stereotyping and stigmatization of African Americans women and girls. Third, I recommend increased funding for early childhood programs such as Head Start which ...and more »
NJ.com'Three Centuries of African American Soldiers' event at Old Barracks Museum ...NJ.comTRENTON — The Old Barracks Museum in Trenton celebrated Black History month over the weekend with displays of photos, literature and artifacts and stories presented by re-enactors representing African-American soldiers from almost every American war.
San Bernardino County educators work to help African-American students succeedSan Bernardino County SunAfrican-American students make up only 9.1 percent of all the students in San Bernardino County, but they get double that many suspensions for defiance, according to the California Department of Education. They're also more likely to drop out, less ...and more »
Calif. School's Black-Only Assembly Causes UproarThe Root"This is not an issue that impacts just African American students. It impacts our entire school population, and that's the important thing to me," Adams said. "We want to make sure that every student who comes to school feels valued, respected and ...and more »
Marshall will host scholar of African American historyDaily Sentinel“African Americans were involved in every aspect of West Virginia's mining history,” said Dr. David Trowbridge, associate professor of history at Marshall and director of African and African American Studies. “African Americans worked in salt mines ...and more »