Tag: Trump

Understanding ‘Black Pride’ vs. ‘White Pride’ in America

This insightful ‘black pride’ vs. ‘white pride’ post was forwarded to me so I thought I’d share. American Blacks are an intriguing group for many reasons. Sure, we’re broken, resilient, strong, creative, trendsetters, and so on but let’s discuss our ability to create a culture from a forgotten past.

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Betsy DeVos’ Investment in Company Raises Ethics Issues

Betsy DeVosThe glaring conflict of interests by this Trump administration is nauseating.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos didn’t divest her multi-million dollar stake in a controversial “brain training” company and has reportedly increased her investment since taking office.  (more…)

Betsy DeVos Receives Less-Than-Friendly Welcome from Bethune-Cookman Graduates

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SE Betsy DeVos and Bethune-Cookman President Edison Jackson standby to allow boos and hecklers to calm down.

Betsy DeVos received a less than warm welcome from students and family of Bethune-Cookman University where she delivered the 2017 commencement address. My saying in a previous post, “Let Betsy DeVos come and feel uncomfortable as we often do,” was clearly an understatement as Bethune-Cookman graduates, family and friends unleashed a fury of boos and disruption as the awe-stricken DeVos stood by in disbelief.  (more…)

Trump family business conflicts could pose threat to national security

TrumpI guess we should all find this funny, that is the irony in how Trump touts, it’s all about national security yet his son-in-law and senior White House Adviser, Jared Kushner’s sister, Nicole Meyer is promising visas to a group of wealthy Chinese with $550,000 available to invest in their family’s real estate venture and here’s why. (more…)

Trump Implies Financing For HBCUs May be Axed

After all the pomp and circumstance surrounding HBCU president’s filing into the White House supplicating, Trump now implies financing for HBCUs is unconstitutional and subject to being axed.  (more…)

Colin Kaepernick Responds to Trump’s Off-Colored Remarks in True Kaepernick Style

Colin KaepernickFree agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick didn’t say much in response to the current president’s off-colored remarks during his campaign rally in Kentucky last night. Instead, he kept it simple and classy by reposting a controversial image of him kneeling during the National Anthem.   (more…)