Category Archives: Urban Government

  • Ava DuVernay References ‘Black Panther’ in Support of Bree Newsome

    Jun 29, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment


    *Dressed in climbing gear and a helmet, activist Bree Newsome climbed up a 30-foot flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina state Capitol Saturday morning and removed the Confederate battle flag. Its value in modern-day American society has been the focus of debate recently. Newsome removed the flag hours before a pro-flag rally was […]

  • Obama’s Half-Brother Sells Revealing Letter From President

    Jun 29, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *A revealing handwritten letter from President Barack Obama to his half-brother, Malik Abongo “Roy” Obama (pictured above) has been sold. According to Page Six, the letter — written in July 1995, before Obama’s political career began, and sold by Malik — details the commander-in-chief’s reason for stepping into the world of politics. Among those reasons is […]

  • Marilyn Mosby Talks ‘Failed Polices’ and ‘Doing The Right Thing’

    Jun 27, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment


    *Marilyn Mosby captured the nation’s attention this past May when she announced during a press conference that the six police officers who brutally assaulted 25-year-old Freddie Gray would face 28 charges in total, ranging from false imprisonment to second-degree murder. She also detailed how her department investigated the case and determined Gray’s death to be a […]

  • Min. Louis Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down’ (LISTEN)

    Jun 26, 15 by Qwest7 7 Comments


    *Minister Louis Farrakhan and Rush Limbaugh may not share much in common, but the Nation of Islam leader looks to be stirring the pot to make a recent prediction from Limbaugh come true. Baltimore radio station WMAL cites comments Limbaugh made Tuesday (June 23) involving an attack on the American flag in the wake of calls […]

  • Compton Mayor Aja Brown Set to Deliver First State of the City Address

    Jun 24, 15 by EURNews 1 Comment


    ‘Compton Champion’ Awards to Highlight Local Residents, Employees, Businesses  *Compton, California Mayor Aja Brown will deliver her first State of the City Address to residents, local business owners, elected officials, community leaders, and others devoted to and interested in the future success of Compton on Friday, July 10 at 6 p.m. The event will take […]

  • Pres. Obama’s Use of the N-Word Sparks Broader Racism Debate

    Jun 24, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Don’t expect an apology from President Barack Obama regarding him using the N-word during a recent podcast. In fact, the commander-in-chief is glad he said it. And the reaction has been widespread, according to Politico.com, which noted that an even bigger discussion on racism has started because of Obama’s choice of words. “Aides said that walking into […]