Monthly Archives: May 2009

Spike Lee: Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne” and “Meet The Browns” Are Not In Line With Obama Era!

As much as the African American community loves playwright, television, film and actor Tyler Perry, it goes without saying that he is widely supported and appreciated. However, the flip side of that adoration is the deafening silence of the African

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President Barack Obama’s Weekly Address: Transcript

Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address Saturday, May 30, 2009 Washington D.C.   This week, I nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Court of Appeals to replace Justice David Souter, who is retiring after nearly two decades on

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White House Issue Statement On Newly Released Abu Ghraib Torture Photos

From White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs A number of you have asked about or reported on a recent article in the Telegraph that inaccurately described photos which are the subject of an ongoing lawsuit. Both the Department of Defense

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The White House Announces More Key Administration Posts

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts: Gordon Heddell, Inspector General, Department of Defense; Ellen Murray, Assistant Secretary for Resources

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Remarks By President Obama & Palestinian President Abbas-Transcript

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT ABBAS OF THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY IN PRESS AVAILABILITY   Oval Office   5:15 P.M. EDT   PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Hello, everybody.  Well, it is a great pleasure to welcome President Abbas to the Oval Office. 

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The White House Releases Reasons Why Sotomayor Should Be A Supreme Court Justice

Praise for Sotomayor’s Qualifications   Fellow Second Circuit Judge Guido Calabresi on Sotomayor: “She’s Always a Very Forceful and Powerful Judge. She Has, Not on a Insignificant Number of Occasions, Caused Me to Change My Mind.” “Judge Guido Calabresi, a

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Malcolm X: May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965: Speech Given February 14, 1965, PART 1

The following speech was given on February 14, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan. Malcolm X and his family were victims of a house bombing earlier that morning. Malcolm was scheduled to speak on the day of the bombing and felt that

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