President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush at the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas August 23, 1984. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Black History

OP-ED: The day I saw George H.W. Bush show up to be heard

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Word of Former Pres. George Herbert Walker Bush’s passing opened a door to a space in my mind where I had stored memories from 35 years ago. I used a different name then, Leroy Williams Jr.” […read more]

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Politics

Who Won the War on Poverty?

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Ronald Reagan quipped: “In the 60s we waged a war on poverty, and poverty won.” Did it? This month, 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, effectively kicking off the Read More

National

30 years of US military attacks on other nations

[LAS VEGAS SUN] President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. leader in three decades to attack another nation without robust international support or in direct defense of Americans, if the U.S. launches military action to punish Syria for alleged chemical weapons attacks against its Read More