Google Honors Dorothy Height

Today Google honored what would have been the 102nd birthday of civil rights leader Dorothy Height.  Height died in 2010. Height kept her focus on the advancement of African-American women as the...

Constituent to Ryan: You Meant What You Said. Ryan: There Was Nothing About Race In My Comments

NBC News’ Frank Thorpe is reporting that a constituent took Rep. Paul Ryan to task for his “inner city” comments at a listening session in Racine, Wisc.  “You said what you...

Meeks on Ukraine Critics: Dick Cheney Should Keep His Mouth Shut

Gone are the days when American elected officials refrained from criticism of the President on foreign affairs during an international crisis. Today, Rep. Greg Meeks, a member of the House...

Black Unemployment 12%, Youth 32%

Black unemployment for February was 12%.  It’s not a big change from January, which was 12.1%.  Youth unemployment was 32% — a four point improvement from January.  The statistics...

The Worst 12 Seconds of Darrell Issa’s Antics

Obstruction on Display. Yesterday when Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa shut off the mic of Rep. Elijah Cummings, there were several embarrassing sub-moments. But what were the worst 12...

ON-AIR WED: WHUR / SIRIUS XM 141

ON-AIR WED: WHUR / SIRIUS XM 141.  I will be on WHUR-FM on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 7:15pm to 8 pm with Harold Fisher.  We will talk politics and whatever is big in the news.  LISTEN LIVE HERE. 

Jackson Lee Calls for Briefings on Sochi Security

The Security Fear Games. Security. Security. Security. That’s all anyone can talk about in connection to the Olympic Winter Games.  The games will be held in Sochi, Russia and begin on...

ON-AIR: The Daily Drum with Harold Fisher – WHUR 96.3 FM

ON-AIR: At 7 p.m. Wednesday, I will be on WHUR-FM in Washington DC on the Daily Drum with Harold Fisher and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

FHFA Director Mel Watt Makes 4 Staff Hires

Former Rep. and new FHFA Director Mel Watt announced four staff appointments last week: Washington, DC – Mel Watt, who was sworn in on January 6, 2014 as Director of the Federal Housing Finance...

Chart: Big Surge in #ObamaCare Enrollment by State — FL: 700%+!

Obamacare Surge. Despite the Tea Party ignited constant push against 40 million Americans having access to health care insurance, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today that...

HBCUs Keep Close Eye on Maryland Equality Lawsuit

From HBCUDigest: HBCU leaders and advocates are closely monitoring the ongoing mediation between a coalition of students and alumni from Maryland’s historically Black colleges and the state. The...

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Hakeem Jeffries Talks on Housing, Sandy Relief and His Fam

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of Brooklyn talked on affordable housing, Hurricane Sandy relief, his family and other issues on Reaching Out with Gregory Floyd.

Blacks, Latinos Lead Way in Wireless Wave

Politic365: For years, studies have revealed that minority consumers are leading the way when it comes to the use of wireless devices.  Whether trends dictate greater relevance, affordability and...