Tag: POLITICS

Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan

Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan

The Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan is the newest political club in New York City. They are an independent, multi-ethnic force for progressive politics in the neighborhoods of Washington Heights, West Harlem/Hamilton Heights, and Inwood. The group is made up of committed local residents working to make sure that their community’s voice is [...]

March 23, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Republican Revolt Against Obama and His Democratic Administration

Republican Revolt Against Obama and His Democratic Administration

Republicans all over the country find themselves backed into an ideological and political corner: their dogma has brought the country, and their party, to ruin. The candidate they called an evil, terrorist-loving, foreign-born socialist is in office and widely popular, while they and their beliefs are reduced to irrelevant minority status. If you thought they [...]

March 22, 2009 | 0 Comments More
GQ Interviews RNC Chairman Michael Steele

GQ Interviews RNC Chairman Michael Steele

GQ questions in bold. Steele on Connecting with the Hip Hop Community I was kinda expecting hip-hop to be playing in here today. Aw, sh-. It’s on my, uh, computer there. I haven’t pulled it up yet, but I’ll get a little bit goin’ in a second or two. Okay, so tell me about this [...]

March 21, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Coffee with RNC Chairman Michael Steele

Coffee with RNC Chairman Michael Steele

RNC Chairman Michael Steele is coming to NYC on April 1st. To find out how to have coffee with him, click here. He will also be meeting with people in Miami, Chicago, Dallas and LA.

March 16, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Obama Watch From Harlem–March 13, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–March 13, 2009

Obama Car About to Get Repo’d Obama appointee on leave after FBI raid Media Pans Obama Over Earmarks Michelle Obama Shines Her Spotlight on Military Families Obama’s Debt to New Orleans Obama Defends Agenda as More Than Recession Obama Considering Guard Troops on Texas-Mexico Border Smiley Holds Obama — And You — Accountable Obama Calls [...]

March 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Chuck D and D. L. Hughley Discuss the Republican Party with Michael Steele

Chuck D and D. L. Hughley Discuss the Republican Party with Michael Steele

Chuck D and D. L. Hughley have a discussion with Michael Steele, Chairman of the Republican National Committee. They discuss Steele’s suggestion for the Republican Party build a relationship with members of the hip hop community to diversify the Republican party.

March 3, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Governor David Paterson’s Job Approval Rating at a Historic Low

Governor David Paterson’s Job Approval Rating at a Historic Low

According to the New York Times, Governor David Paterson’s approval rating is the lowest of any governor in the past 27 years. Granted the 1,045 registered voter sample was small, very small compared to the millions of New Yorkers, but could it be accurate? Is Governor Paterson really doing bad or is New York’s high [...]

March 3, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Jill Nelson on the Need For Diversity in Media

Jill Nelson on the Need For Diversity in Media

Jill Nelson, one of my favorite writers from Harlem, wrote an article called “The Audacity of Whiteness” in the Huffington Post highlighting a not so new problem in journalism. The lack of diversity in the media. She writes: I know its bad form to mention race and upset the new post-racial apple cart, the one [...]

February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Al Sharpton and Black Bloggers on Michael Steele

Al Sharpton and Black Bloggers on Michael Steele

Last week we wrote an article on Michael Steele being named Chairman of the Republican National Committee making him the top man in the Republican Party. Everyone on the web has been buzzing about Barack Obama and Michael Steele, two Black men, having the two most powerful positions in the country. At the end of [...]

February 4, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Michael Steele Becomes RNC Committee Chairman — Did the Republicans Play the Race Card?

Michael Steele Becomes RNC Committee Chairman — Did the Republicans Play the Race Card?

Michael Steele, Republican National Committee Chairman ****** The Republican National Committee (RNC) has selected Michael Steele as its party chairman. Steele is the first Black to hold the office and will serve until January 2011. With Barack Obama as President and his election to this office, both major political parties in the United States (Democrats [...]

January 31, 2009 | 9 Comments More
Another First — Obama to Webcast Inaugural Ball

Another First — Obama to Webcast Inaugural Ball

On inauguration night, Barack and Michelle Obama will make their first stop – and dance their first dance – at a ball that will be Webcast to living rooms and community centers around the country as part of the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s plan to make this the most accessible swearing-in in history. (more)

January 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Emily’s List Inaugural Luncheon — Power to Change: A Celebration of the 2008 Election

Emily’s List Inaugural Luncheon — Power to Change: A Celebration of the 2008 Election

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 12 noon Please join us as we celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Obama and Democratic victories up and down the ticket, in blue states and red ones … the election of two new pro-choice Democratic women senators, two pro-choice Democratic women governors, and 12 pro-choice Democratic women to the U.S. House [...]

January 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
New Word — Bushed

New Word — Bushed

Bushed: When a person suffers from bad publicity and starts to look and sound like George Bush. Ex: You just got bushed. — Dante Lee ***** To read more about Bush’s final press conference, click here.

January 16, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Presidential Inauguration Viewing at Columbia University in Harlem

Presidential Inauguration Viewing at Columbia University in Harlem

Columbia University’s Butler Library ***** Lee C. Bollinger, president of Columbia University, is inviting students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends to join together to watch the presidential inauguration of 1983 Columbia College graduate Barack Obama. A large video screen will show the inauguration live on its Harlem campus. Like the actual event on the Mall [...]

January 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem’s William J. Clinton Foundation Publishes Names of All Contributors on Foundation Website

Harlem’s William J. Clinton Foundation Publishes Names of All Contributors on Foundation Website

The William J. Clinton Foundation today published its list of all contributors since its inception in 1997, with gratitude for the contributions they have made to sustain the work of the Foundation and its charitable initiatives. The seven initiatives include: the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Clinton Climate Initiative, the Clinton Hunter [...]

December 18, 2008 | 0 Comments More
New Yorkers for Norman Siegel Birthday Fundraiser

New Yorkers for Norman Siegel Birthday Fundraiser

New Yorkers for Norman Siegel will be holding a birthday bash for civil rights attorney Norman Siegel as they rev up the campaign to elect him NYC Public Advocate in 2009. The program for the evening features guest speakers State Senator Eric Adams, former ACLU Director Ira Glasser, Vanessa Ramos, Deputy Director for Policy at [...]

December 1, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Al Gore to Join the Obama Administration

Al Gore to Join the Obama Administration

I look forward to serving in the Obama administration and while I cannot yet reveal what my exact role will be, I can assure you that President-Elect Obama and I are eager to get started building a new world. One that is green and sustainable. There is an economic crisis taking place in financial centers [...]

November 7, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Check Out Change.gov and Share Your Thoughts

Check Out Change.gov and Share Your Thoughts

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November 6, 2008 | 0 Comments More