Category Archives: Urban Government

  • Race Not Reason for Resignations After Black Mayor Elected: Ex-Police Chief

    Apr 24, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *The election of Parma, Missouri’s first black female mayor Tyus Byrd may have have been a historical moment, but the abrupt resignation of 11 municipal employees from their respective positions this month is shining a different light on the town. In an interview with NBC News, former Parma police chief Trish Cohen mentioned that it […]

  • Spike Lee Film Title (‘Chiraq’) Rubs Chicago Mayor the Wrong Way

    Apr 20, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Spike Lee’s upcoming film titled “Chiraq” is putting a spotlight on Chicago, but the project’s title is something the city’s mayor has a problem with. In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, Rahm Emanuel voiced his disapproval of the title as he revealed how he brought his grievance to Lee. Taking its name from a […]

  • DC Mayor Muriel Bowser: No Public Viewing of Body Cam Video

    Apr 16, 15 by Qwest7 4 Comments

    *Privacy looks to be the key reason for Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s attempt to prevent the public from seeing footage from police body cameras. The Washington City Paper talked to Michael Czin, a spokesman for Bowser, who said the goal of the effort is to “respect privacy.” “While the recordings could surface in court […]

  • Marco Rubio Admits Being a Nicki Minaj and EDM Fan

    Apr 15, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *Marco Rubio is officially on the campaign trail to become the next president And with that comes a re-declaration of his appreciation for (get this) Nicki Minaj. Yes, the 43-year-old Republican U.S. Senator loves the Young Money rapstress and is not ashamed of it. Not only that, but you can add electronic dance music (EDM) […]

  • Jasmyne Cannick: How Hillary Clinton for President Died the First Time (Listen)

    Apr 13, 15 by EUROpinion 2 Comments

    In Loving Memory of the Hillary for President Campaign: January 20, 2007 – May 7, 2008 *I’m going to keep this short and sweet. In preparation for the upcoming onslaught of presidential campaign announcements, I thought I’d take a moment to remind Black America of how the Hillary Clinton for President campaign died the first […]

  • NAN Convention: Today Julián Castro, HUD Secretary to Deliver Remarks; Lee Daniels to be Honored

    Apr 9, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *NEW YORK – Today, Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will deliver remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City at 11:00 a.m. Castro has been serving as HUD Secretary since June of last year and is focused on achieving the Department’s mission of expanding opportunity […]