Category Archives: Obama/Political

  • AG Eric Holder on USA’s Race Problem: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’

    Dec 19, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via HuffPost) – Attorney General Eric Holder, who in the past has spoken frankly about racial inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system, will revisit the subject Thursday during an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid. In a taped segment that aired Thursday (12-18-14) on “The Reid Report,” Holder and Reid met at the National Civil Rights […]

  • Mike Gipson Appointed Chair to Joint Legislative Audit Committee

    Dec 18, 14 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Sacramento, CA. — California Assembly Member Mike Gipson (AD64) hit the ground running after his Sacramento swearing-in ceremony on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. He was promptly appointed to chair the powerful Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The committee handles both mandated audits required by statute and discretionary audits to evaluate any state agency, city, county, school […]

  • LeBron James Gets Presidential Support For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirt

    Dec 18, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *LeBron James can take comfort knowing the “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirt he wore recently attracted a good share of attention, particularly from President Barack Obama. The commander-in-chief applauded Obama as well as other black celebrities who have expressed their opinion regarding race and police brutality amid the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. So […]

  • Hillary Clinton: ‘Yes, Black Lives Matter’

    Dec 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday addressed the recent police protests that have taken place across the country. Speaking before an audience after receiving an award from The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights in New York, she declared, “yes, black lives matter,” a mantra of demonstrators around the country who have been […]

  • The Obamas Share Personal Experiences With Racial Profiling

    Dec 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are here to remind everyone that they like many black Americans, they, too, have multiple anecdotes about being racially profiled – and are sharing those experiences in an interview with People magazine that will hit newsstands Friday. “I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Do As I Say – Not As I Do

    Dec 16, 14 by riversteff 2 Comments

    *Ten-year-old top-secret files that became unclassified confirm the CIA tortured suspected terrorists in their custody. These interrogation techniques were supposed to force prisoners to spill secret plots against the United States. The trouble is it’s against CIA policy to torture prisoners. And what’s worse, no worthwhile information was obtained through the torture tactics. Maybe the […]