When you think of the Republican Party, you may think of the wealthy, the 1%, the “Obama Haters”, mostly terms one would associate with whites. But, the GOP has been trying to change it’s image, although it’s policies may or may not follow suit. World renown, Detroit native, neurosurgeon, Ben Carson has just announced that he will be running as a Republican candidate for Presidency. He’s the strongest African American candidate the party has presented, and some are dubbing him the “Republican Version of Obama.”
Hillary Clinton took the podium at Columbia University and said the words that thousands of Americans think everyday, “We have to come to terms with some hard truths about race and justice in America.” She opened up the can of worms that is racial tension in America in attempts to allow people of all colors to realize that something just isn’t right in America. Is it the current climate of racial injustice that caused Hilary to speak out or is she siding with minorities as a part of her covert operation to get the “Black vote”. Find out after the jump.
Created in 1970, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to be watchful and establish laws for the betterment of the environment. Not be wilfully negligent with sexual misconduct at the agency or watchful of pornography during operation hours. Mr. Trey Gowdy castigated the EPA for its lack of disciplinary actions for improper execution of power or a lack thereof.
The state of justice in America is definitely up for debate. The 6 police officers charged with felonies in the death of Freddie Gray were taken into custody Friday night and released on bail today. In a shocking twist the officers bail was lower then that of one of the protestors that was arrested. Read more for the details and video on the case
This past Thursday, President Barrack Obama announced a program that will give more than 10,000 free E books for children from indigent households. Jeff Zients, a top economic advisor in the Obama Administration, presented daunting data that some 80 percent of low-income children are behind the rest of the their grade in terms of reading skills. Hence, the president initiated this strategy to combat those statistics.
This is definitely a start. The Obama Administration announced today on the heels of the Freddie Gray protests that it is granting $20 Million dollars to local police departments to be used for body cameras. Read more to find out about Obama’s $75 Million dollar plan to roll out body cameras across America.
This is a must watch! Chris Hayes uses a creative method of showing how unfairly media depicts the “black community” when choosing what to report, and even more so when choosing how to report it. He touches on sensitive topics like why “White On White Crime” (which does exist), is something we barely ever hear about in the news; yet, “Black On Black Crime” is reported daily and the term has become a common and familiar phrase. This coming after the coverage and scrutiny of African Americans displaying justifiably outrage; and lack thereof in regards to White American’s who riot for illegitimate reasons. Watch the full video for yourself!
Florida Republicans love Pitbull! Florida Governor Rick Scott recently named January 15th, Pitbull Day, and gave him the keys to Miami. “Mr. Worldwide” lives up to his name, and has done a good job of making music that can be enjoyed by a wide range of demographics. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Presidential candidate, and former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush told TMZ that he’d want to take Pitbull to a baseball game.