Tag Archives: African American community

  • Black Atheists Are Still … Black

    May 22, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *In an editorial piece in Gawker, writer Cord Jefferson talks about the exclusion some African Americans experience after declaring they’re atheists. Jefferson explains that yes most of America is religious, but not everyone is on the God-bandwagon. While some are more accepting than others, the black community sort of has this policy of sorts that […]

  • Video: Rep. West Compares CBC to ‘Plantation Overseers’; Waters Responds

    Aug 19, 11 by EURPublisher01 12 Comments


    *Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters is back in the headlines after responding to GOP Rep. Allen West’s assessment that she and other black leaders are “overseers” on a “21st-century plantation.” Speaking on Fox News Wednesday night, West called himself a “modern-day Harriet Tubman” trying to lead black voters off the “plantation” — his description of the […]

  • Bachmann: Obama has ‘Failed the African American Community’

    Jun 21, 11 by EURPublisher01 48 Comments


    *Pointing to double-digit unemployment rates among African Americans and Hispanics, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R.-Minn.) said Friday that President Barack Obama “has failed” both these communities. “This president has failed the Hispanic community. He has failed the African-American community,” said Bachmann. “He has failed us all when it comes to jobs.” Bachmann, who is seeking the […]

  • Black Ministers Go to Bat for Obama

    Apr 15, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *President Barack Obama met with 20 Black religious leaders on Tuesday to discuss the major issues afflicting African Americans across the nation. While critics scrutinize and question whether or not the president has helped African Americans during this tough economic climate, the ministers prayed for his strength, wisdom and courage. They also challenged the president […]