Friday, May 26, 2017

President Obama

Your boss is a VIP: a Very Important Person. Nothing gets done without approval from the Executive Suite and nothing is unnoticed; there’s a finger on the pulse of your company at all times, which is probably how The Boss got to the top. And in the new book “Who Thought This Was a Good […]

By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from ( On September, 18, 1960, when Fidel Castro led a Cuban delegation to New York City to speak before the United Nations, they stayed at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, where they met with Malcolm X, poet Langston Hughes and other African-American […]

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide After decades of proposing, planning, fundraising, acquiring over 36,000 artifacts and building hundreds of exhibits illustrating the near 400-year Black experience in this nation, the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture was officially opened Sept. 24. The nation’s first Black President Barack H. […]

HAMPTON, Va. Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey and his wife, Norma B. Harvey attended the Nordic State Dinner at the White House on May 13. The dinner capped a one-day summit that included discussions about terrorism, climate change, clean energy and Europe’s ongoing refugee crisis. Dr. Harvey and his wife were among 350 […]

By Julianne Malveaux ( I was apprehensive when I learned that President Obama would give the commencement speech at Howard University this year.  I feared a repeat of his Morehouse speech, his yammering and scolding of African-Americans in a manner so objectionable as to repulse.  The Morehouse speech was, charitably speaking, a misstep.  Would Howard […]

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) On May 4, President Barack Obama spent the whole day in Flint, Michigan. He also drank a glass of filtered water. In April 2014, the drinking water in the city of Flint was contaminated after the brilliant decision was made to change the source of Flint’s water […]

By Imani Fox and Kishana Flenory Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University News Service ( Howard University students reeled with excitement in reaction to the news that President Barack Obama will deliver the address for their May 7 commencement. “We were freshmen in high school when he first got elected and […]

By Julianne Malveaux   President Obama did his thing when he delivered the State of the Union Address (SOU) on Tuesday night.  There was confidence in his speech, some off-the-cuff humor and a little swagger when he rattled off his accomplishments and asserted that the SOU is “strong.”  While I disagree with parts of […]

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Mitt Romney may have moved closer to wrapping up the Republican nomination for president on Tuesday but he can’t seem to move his foot away from his mouth whenever he goes off script. Throughout this campaign, the former Massachusetts governor has been his worst enemy as he struggles to […]

  By John L. Horton   As President Ronald Reagan would say, “Here they go …again.” Some of the “extreme” opposition to President Obama is at it … again.  (Please note that these “incidents” have occurred in the past three months.)    On Thursday (March 1, 2012), the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals scheduled a […]