Politics & Law

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Official Portraits Unveiled in Washington

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor With buzz building for months, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recently unveiled the official portraits of President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington D.C. New York City-based artist Kehinde Wiley created the portrait of President Obama and Baltimore artist Amy Sherald was selected to…

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Coalition of Black Organizations to Hold United Nations Protest Against Trump Insults February 15

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – #ProudAfricans, a coalition of African, Caribbean, and African-American human rights and professional organizations, will lead a protest rally outside the United Nations Headquarters at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Park in New York City on Feb. 15 to denounce the recent racist and bigoted anti-Africa comments by U.S. President Donald Trump, according to the Institute…

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CBC Chair Offers Stinging Rebuttal to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

By Freddie Allen, Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire Rep. Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus railed against President Donald Trump’s boasts about the economy, especially his claims about the Black community, in a blistering response to the president’s State of the Union (SOTU) address. CBC members also wore Kente cloth-inspired prints to the State…

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In State of the Union: Trump Touts Low Black Unemployment While Swiping at NFL Players for Protesting Police Brutality

By Frederick H. Lowe Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) – These are the best of times for Black workers, President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday night during his first State of the Union Address in which he recognized two Black/Hispanic couples and a Black welder while taking a veiled swipe at the National Football League players who…

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