Category Archives: Urban Government

  • Forbes: 3 Cities (Atlanta, Raleigh, Washington) Rank Highest for Black Economic Success

    Jan 22, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via NewsOne) – Atlanta; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. are the top-three cities where African-Americans are doing the best economically, according to a recent report by Forbes. The magazine took a look at three major data factors in compiling its list of 10 cities and how they were ranked. There remains a huge gap […]

  • President Obama Spends MLK Jr. Day at the Boys & Girls Club

    Jan 20, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *While most people remembered the past, President Barack Obama was focused on the future as he, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington. The first family spent Martin Luther King, Jr. Day helping to paint murals and assembling […]

  • 46th NAACP Image Awards to Honor Atty Gen. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

    Jan 17, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Los  Angeles, CA– The Honorable, Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr. is set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the 46th NAACP Image Awards, broadcast live on Friday, February 6 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) on TV One, the civil rights organization announced. The Chairman’s Award, chosen by Chairman of the NAACP National Board […]

  • Former Obama Personal Aide Recalls Pres. Walking in on Him and Friend in Bed

    Jan 16, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Barack Obama’s time before becoming America’s first Black president was full of memories, according to a new book from his former personal aide. In his memoir, titled “Power Forward: My Presidential Education,” Reggie Love reportedly discusses coming of age on the campaign trail, politics, and basketball, according to the Washington Post. The former Duke University […]

  • President Obama Apologizes to Army Soldiers for Disrupting Wedding

    Dec 30, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Presidential privilege can truly throw a wrench into a planned event. Fortunately for Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr., their wedding proved to be more memorable, thanks to President Barack Obama. According to a report, the commander-in-chief issued a personal apology over the weekend to Heimel and Mallue, who are captains in the Army, […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Selma Reminds Us of the Cost of Freedom

    Dec 25, 14 by Eunice Moseley 2 Comments

    Paramount Picture’s Selma reminds us of the cost of freedom, stars David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr. *British actor David Oyelowo (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) does a stellar job as Martin Luther King Jr. in Paramount Pictures’ presentation of Selma, a drama based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights […]