By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—No one had seen President Obama more emotional than last week when announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” a new initiative aimed at helping young black men. He spoke from the heart, recounting the pain of not having his father in the home and not always putting his best […]
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—A group of civil rights leaders met with President Obama and several members of his cabinet recently to discuss the “1963-2013: 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom,” a formal document with more than 90 legislative policy and priority recommendations. In a statement released after the meeting, Al […]
Criticism in the memoirs of Robert M. Gates of the president’s lack of commitment to the administration’s Afghan War strategy has generated a debate…
President Obama declared in his State of the Union speech that he will have “a year of action” by expanding economic opportunity through executive orders.
Too many King ceremonies indulge too much in the simplistic, feel-good rhetoric and ponder too little why he was so widely criticized in the last years of his life.