Day: January 21, 2021

World News

The Message of the Siege on the US Capitol

Esmeralda Simmons, Esq.Be on the alert: “Angry White Mob Violence” has recommenced in the US. The culture of racist violence was on display during the recent MAGA enthusiasts’ siege of the US Capitol building in Washington DC.These white privilege-protected, unlawful rioters stormed and desecrated the US Capital, and successfully halted, for a period, the tallying […]readmore

Community News

Brooklyn’s Mark Pitts Named President, RCA Records

Biggie’s former manager has been promoted from his previous role as president of urban music. There has been a change in leadership at RCA Records. As Billboard reported, Mark Pitts has been named president of the entire label. He will reportedly focus on “driving the label’s creative business operations and its cultural initiatives.” The Brooklyn native — who […]readmore

National News

Joe Biden’s Inauguration Speech in Full: ‘We Will Write an

Chief Justice Roberts, Vice-President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice-President Pence. My distinguished guests, my fellow Americans.This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages, America has been tested a new and America has risen to the challenge. […]readmore

National News

Meet Amanda Gorman, the U.S.’ Youngest Inaugural Poet

Smithsonianmag.comAs incoming President Joe Biden prepared to take the oath of office in a city still reeling from the January 6 attack on the Capitol, 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman was charged with capturing the spirit of the moment. Amanda Gorman’s first political memory is her mother reading her Miranda Rights. Gorman once said, “When you […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

US POLITICS 101 THE NATION: On January 19, GOP Senate Leader Mitch McConnell, referencing the 1/6 Capitol Hill insurrection said. “The mob was fed lies by Mr. Trump to overturn the election based on bogus claims of voter fraud. McConnell said privately that he believes that Trump committed impeachable offenses. Why this epiphany on the […]readmore

National News

OFFICER GOODMAN: THE MAN WHO SAVED AMERICA, THE MAN WHO

By Scottie Andrew, CNN(CNN)US Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman has been hailed as an American hero for leading a growing mob away from the Senate chambers during last week’s attack on the Capitol. Now, a bipartisan trio of lawmakers wants to recognize Goodman with a Congressional Gold Medal for potentially saving lives on one of […]readmore

National News

What Joe Biden Has Promised to do on “Day One”

By Bo Erickson, cbsnews.comFor almost two years, Joe Biden has been telling Americans what he plans to do on his first day in office — and the next 99 — if elected to be the nation’s 46th president.In speeches, interviews, and in at least 49 published plans throughout his presidential campaign, Mr. Biden talked about the actions […]readmore