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ADAMS WINS FOR HBCUs IN 2018 OMNIBUS BUDGET

Adams wins for HBCUs in 2018 omnibus budget Who says there’s nothing but bad news coming out of our nation’s capital? Despite her usual blunt and frank assessment of what she routinely sees as the “negative” policies of the Republican majority in Congress, and President Donald Trump in particular, Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC-12) had little to complain about last week. Beyond announcing Sunday that she will seek a ...

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LIBERIANS IN THE U.S. FACING MASS DEPORTATION

Liberians living in America since a devastating civil war that took 250,000 lives are now in the crosshairs of the current Trump administration which is threatening to lift their protected status and deport them. Some five thousand people nationally are protected from deportation under the Deferred Enforced Departure or DED program which has been in effect since 1991. But the total number of Liberians in th ...

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COLEMAN CAMPAIGN ALLEGES RUSSIANS INVOLVED IN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR’S RACE

Ms. Coleman, a former NC House member and chair of the Wake County Commissioners, who lost the 2016 race for lt. governor by a slim margin, held a press conference to make clear that her campaign has already been in touch with the FBI, State Board of Elections and the NC Attorney General’s Office. "Underhanded and deceptive strategies like this one only thrive when people choose not to speak out about what ...

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U.S. STATE SEC’Y FIRED, CUTTING SHORT LONG-AWAITED AFRICA VISIT

An extended visit to Africa this month by the U.S. Secretary of State to mend fences after the President’s crude description of African and Caribbean countries was cut short this week by the dismissal of the embattled Secretary Rex Tillerson. It was the first tour of the continent by the ex-Secretary who was the first high level U.S. representative to visit the continent since the President’s vulgar remarks ...

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