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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President Barack Obama’s Notre Dame Commencement Speech: Transcript

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME   University of Notre Dame South Bend, Indiana   3:06 P.M. EDT   THE PRESIDENT:  Well, first of all, congratulations, Class of 2009.  (Applause.)  Congratulations to all

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President Barack Obama’s Weekly Address: Transcript

Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address Saturday, May 16, 2009   Good morning. Over the past few months, as we have put in place a plan to speed our economic recovery, I have spoken repeatedly of the need to

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President Barack Obama Commencement Speech To Arizona State Graduates: Transcript

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT   Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, Arizona May 13, 2009 7:59 P.M. MST   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you, ASU.  (Applause.)  Thank you very much.  Thank you very much. 

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President Obama Announces Plan For Credit Card Holders

PROTECTING AMERICAN CREDIT CARD HOLDERS President Obama Discusses Need for Credit Card Reform; Urges Congress to Pass Comprehensive Legislation   Today, President Obama  will hold a town hall meeting in Rio Rancho, New Mexico where he will discuss the need for immediate reform of

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The U.S. Treasury Department Issues Statement Concerning Chrysler, Dealerships and Bankruptcy

TREASURY DEPARTMENT STATEMENT ON CHRYSLER DEALER CONSOLIDATION WASHINGTON – Earlier today, Chrysler announced the specifics of its planned dealer consolidation. This announcement, which has been part of Chrysler’s plan for some time, is one of several steps the Company is taking

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Detroit Pistons’ Legendary Hall Of Fame Coach Chuck Daly Final Arrangements

From http://www.nba.com/pistons: AUBURN HILLS – Chuck Daly, the coach who guided the Bad Boys to NBA titles and the Dream Team to gold medals, died at his Jupiter, Fla., home early Saturday morning. Daly, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February,

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Chuck Daly: The Original “Bad Boy” 1930 – 2009

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We Mourn Chuck Daly: 1930 – 2009

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Queen Of Soul: “I Made The Hat Famous! Where My Money?”

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is at war again. Not with Beyonce or some wannabe pop goddess in training. No this war is about felt. A hat. Sister Re-Re is definitely not happy with her milliner Luke Song. Who

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BREAKING NEWS: Suspected Wife Murderer Drew Peterson Indicted! Charged And Jailed On First Degree Murder In Death Of Third Wife!

Only in America can a man suspected of murdering not one, but two wives, walk around with his freedom for five years. That man is Drew Peterson. The ex police sergeant has been under a dark cloak of suspicion for

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Chrysler: “HA! We Don’t Have To Pay Back A Cent Of That Bailout Money! Suckers!”

When Chrysler Corp. filed for bankruptcy last month, little did the American people realize just what that actually meant. Within those legal bankruptcy papers was the not so publicized fine print. The $7 billion dollar bailout loan that the American

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African American Youth Throws Four Month Old From Moving Car On I-275!

The Tampa Bay area has seen two horrific acts of inhumane violence perpetrated on young children. The following story is one that has been nationally reported. 21 year old Richard Anthony McTear obviously didn’t get the memo. Unfortunately, African American

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President Obama Requests $50 Million To Aid American Non-Profits!

President Obama to Request $50 Million to Identify and Expand Effective, Innovative Non-Profits White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation to Coordinate Efforts   WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, in his FY2010 budget, will ask Congress to provide

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