Both BET’s “Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration” and PBS’ “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise” highlight the past and present of Black pop cultural domination. They are both available to stream today.
“We shouldn’t get too caught up in this notion that somehow people who are asking for fair treatment are somehow, automatically, anti-police, are trying to only look out for Black lives as opposed to others.”
“He understands the way law affects the daily reality of people’s lives in a big, complicated democracy and in rapidly changing times. And throughout his jurisprudence runs a common thread: a dedication to protecting the rights of every American.”
Lots of folks on Twitter rejoiced yesterday when White House press secretary Josh Earnest said that presidential hopeful Donald Trump should be disqualified from the race due to his anti-Muslim comments. But the #TrumpIsDisqualifiedParty ended when they found out that the White House can’t actually fire the Republican frontrunner.
After hosting a forum on Friday, the White House Council on Women and Girls announced $100 million in foundation funding for programs that improve the economic status of low-income women and girls of color.
In 2012, President Obama has discovered the power of his office–he’s taken three big executive actions that are just the sort justice advocates have been begging for all along. What else could he do before Election Day?