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  • Jordan Davis Documentary Headed to HBO (VIDEO)

    Aug 25, 15 by Steffanie Rivers 4 Comments

    *After Michael Dunn shot to death teenager Jordan Davis at a Jacksonville, Florida gas station in 2012, the teen’s family wanted to do more than join a support group for parents of murdered children. So they participated in the production of a documentary that chronicled the life of their son and the trial of his […]

  • Pres. Obama to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

    Aug 21, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *President Barack Obama will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a trip to New Orleans next week. A White House official revealed to the Los Angeles Times that Obama will address “the region’s rebirth and what’s possible when citizens, city and corporate leaders all work together” to improve the economy during his visit […]

  • Racist Street Name in South Florida to be Renamed ‘Obama Highway’

    Aug 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Things are a-changin’ in Old Dixie…literally The Riviera Beach City Council in South Florida voted Wednesday to rename Old Dixie Highway after the nation’s first black president, following residents’ concerns that “Old Dixie” represents America’s racist past. “I got a little worried for a minute, because we didn’t seem at first to have the majority,” […]

  • Pres. Obama Hand-Picks White House’s Inaugural Spotify Playlists (LISTEN)

    Aug 17, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Taking the lead as he does with many White House endeavors, President Barack Obama exercised his power of executive selection in honor of the White House joining Spotify on Friday (Aug. 14). Overall, Obama inaugurated the music-sharing site with hand-picking two separate playlists: One for the day, and one for the night. Daytime selections range […]

  • Obama Assistant Charged with Assault For Shooting At Her Boyfriend

    Aug 13, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *A White House staffer is paying the price for confronting her boyfriend over him spending his time with another woman. NBC News reports that Barvetta Singletary was arrested  on charges of first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. According to authorities, Singletary, a Special Assistant to President Barack Obama and House Legislative Affairs Liaison, did […]

  • Jesse Jackson: Obama Failed to Provide ‘Targeted Plan’ for Black People

    Aug 10, 15 by Qwest7 18 Comments

    *Although he admits that President Barack Obama has faced an “unfair” amount of opposition from the GOP, the Rev. Jesse Jackson believes the Obama administration should have been more direct in dealing with issues affecting black people, such as unemployment. Jackson’s disappointment with Obama’s record as it pertains to empowering black people was expressed in […]