Patriot Acts: The Constitution and @RandPaul

Why is sticking up for the Constitution this lonely? So let me get this straight, the same people who argued that health care was “too much government” and Cliven Bundy was an...

NC Rep. Alma Adams Sounds the Alarm on Protecting #HBCUs

Rep. Alma Adams sounds the alarm regarding protecting HBCUs, announces new HBCU Caucus in Congress.  HBCUs have not done well under the Obama Administration due to the Parent PLUS Loan change and...

@SenatorTimScott Puts Out Strong Statement on #WalterScott Shooting

Sen. Tim Scott who previously represented parts of North Charleston, released a statement on the shooting of Walter Scott (no known relation) at the hands of a North Charleston Police Officer....

@BET: Does the WH Understand the Value of an #HBCU Education?

By Joyce Jones of BET Supporters of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities were roiled this week when plans to temporarily shutter South Carolina State University were...

Chair of Obama’s Board of Advisors on #HBCUs: “Disappointed and Saddened”

The State of HBCUs.  On February 4 in Washington, D.C., Hampton University President Dr. William Harvey had a message for Dr. George Cooper, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on...

Black Unemployment for Jan. 2015: 10.3%

Black unemployment for January 2015 was 10.3%.  It was 10.4% in december 2014 , so not much change.  Lower But Sill Double: Black Unemployment is 10.4%.  Currently the only groups in America with...

@TheHill: Details of Steve Scalise’s Effort to Kill Slavery Apology Resolution

With these new revelations in the Scalise Saga one has to wonder: What is Rep. Cedric Richmond doing right now? Richmond acknowledged in an interview last week that he’s gotten grief in his...

#Voting: Top Republican is Against #VRA Section Five Fix

#Voting Rights: Today during a breakfast, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), said the following as reported by Jen Bendery of the Huffington Post:...

Senate Dems to Hold #Ferguson Hearing on Dec. 9

Here’s something you won’t see after January 1, 2015 when the Republicans control the Senate: A hearing on Ferguson.  When Republicans talk about “too much government”...

@INC MAG: 10 Successful Black Owned Fast-Growth Companies

How These 10 Black Entrepreneurs Built Fast-Growth Companies. Nice slideshow by Inc. Magazine’s Rebecca Borison on Black Companies with explosive growth.  INC: From IT and staffing to...

MSNBC: #Ferguson Prosecutors Gave Grand Jury Old Use of Force Law Struck by #SCOTUS in 1985

EXPLOSIVE IF ACCURATE. MSNBC reports that #Ferguson prosecutors handed the Darren Wilson grand jury the wrong law with regard to deadly use of force.  The law was stricken by the by the U.S....