Category Archives: Politics

#PresidentTrump & 1st Lady test POSITIVE for #Covid19! [Details]

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus, the President announced early Friday morning.

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#BarackObama congratulates #KamalaHarris! Says #Biden ‘Nailed’ his decision! [Details]

Good news came from our 44th president!Former President, Barack Obama issued a statement on Tuesday (August 11) to congratulate Senator Kamala Harris on earning the Democratic party’s nomination for Vice President of the United States. Continue reading #BarackObama congratulates #KamalaHarris! Says #Biden ‘Nailed’ his decision! [Details]

Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate #JoeBiden taps #KamalaHarris as VP running mate! [Details]

Former Vice President Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala Harris of California to join him on the Democratic ticket, fulfilling his pledge to select a female running mate and making Harris the first Black person ever tapped as the vice presidential nominee of a major party. Continue reading Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate #JoeBiden taps #KamalaHarris as VP running mate! [Details]

Rep. #JohnLewis 1st black lawmaker to lie in State Capitol Rotunda! [LIVESTREAM]

Representative John Lewis’s ongoing Memorial is in progress!

Lewis lies at State Capitol!

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. and a civil rights icon, will lie in state Monday in the Capitol Rotunda, the first Black lawmaker to receive one of the highest American honors, before a viewing for the public to be held outside.

With the Capitol closed to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic, Lewis will spend only a few hours lying in state under the Capitol dome after an invitation-only ceremony Monday afternoon, according to plans released by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. and the majority leader.

Among those paying their respects will be Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

Afterward, Lewis’ coffin will be moved outside to the Capitol steps, and members of the public will be able to line up — with masks required and social distancing enforced — to view it from the plaza below Monday evening and all day Tuesday.

Here is the schedule of events to honor him.

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Is North Korea’s dictator #KimJongUn DEAD? [DETAILS]

Is Kim Jong-un DEAD?

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Former anti-LGBTQ congressman #AaronSchock comes out as GAY! [DETAILS]

Some times those that scream the loudest against LGBTQ lives usually suffer in silence…

Former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) opened up about his sexuality on Instagram Thursday, confirming in a lengthy post that he is gay.

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#BlackHistoryMonth Moment: #ConvictLeasing-Remembering the Blacks that REBUILT the South! [details]

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We are CLOSING OUT Black History Month 2019!  The MONTH just FLEW BY!  We will CONTINUE to champion and CELEBRATE the GREAT CONTRIBUTIONS to this COUNTRY and BEYOND by MY PEOPLE!

Before the MONTH is out we have to RECOGNIZE the HARDWORKING BLACKS that helped to REBUILD this COUNTRY–LITERALLY.

Let’s talk about CONVICT LEASING. Convict leasing was a system of penal labor practiced in the Southern United States. Convict leasing provided prisoner labor to private parties, such as plantation owners and corporations (e.g. Tennessee Coal and Iron Company). The lessee was responsible for feeding, clothing, and housing the prisoners. Continue reading #BlackHistoryMonth Moment: #ConvictLeasing-Remembering the Blacks that REBUILT the South! [details]

Happy #PresidentsDay! Why do we CELEBRATE? [details]

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Washington’s Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732. Since the Uniform Federal Holidays Act of 1971, its observance can occur between February 15 and 21 inclusive.
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#SuperBowlLIII: #GladysKnight WOWS with the National Anthem! [vid]

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Gladys Knight kicked off Super Bowl LIII on Sunday with her rousing rendition of the national anthem.

The seven-time Grammy winner, 74, who was born and raised in Atlanta, wore a white dress and silver booties with an embellished headband for her performance — which was intercut with footage of armed service members.
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#Trump ex-lawyer sentenced to 3 years in PRISON! [vid]

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“Mr. Cohen should have known better.” — Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to 36 months in prison. He is ordered to surrender on March 6.
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#BobDole (95) STANDS from his wheelchair to SALUTE former President #GeorgeHWBush! [vid]

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In a FINAL show of RESPECT, Bob Dole at the age of 95 STOOD from his wheelchair to give a final SALUTE to former President George H.W. Bush at his funeral!
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#GeorgeHWBush has died at 94! [details]

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Our 41st President, George H.W. Bush has passed away at the age of 94!

[via New York Times]
Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period in world affairs but was denied a second term after support for his presidency collapsed under the weight of an economic downturn and his seeming inattention to domestic affairs, died on Friday night at his home in Houston. He was 94.
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