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Civil Rights Icon To Deliver Obama’s Inauguration Invocation

Civil Rights Icon To Deliver Obama’s Inauguration Invocation

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Long-time civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams will deliver the invocation at President Obama’s inauguration, the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC) announced Tuesday. We’ve also learned Beyonce will sing the National Anthem. As the widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, who was killed in his driveway in a racially charged murder in June 1963 in Jackson, Miss., her participation is significant in the second inauguration of the first black president. His…

Michigan Man Held Two Government Jobs at the Same Time, Earned More Money than Joe Biden

Michigan Man Held Two Government Jobs at the Same Time, Earned More Money than Joe Biden

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A Michigan civil servant is in hot water after being exposed as holding down two six-figure public posts at the same time – earning him more than the Vice President.  Barnett Jones, has been paid $273,750 since May as Flint’s administrator of public safety and head of security for the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, despite the fact the posts are both full-time and based 70 miles apart, according to…

Homeless Children Are Victims of the Recession

Homeless Children Are Victims of the Recession

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    On Tuesday, the National Center on Family Homelessness issued a ranked state-by-state report on child homelessness. The report, entitled “America’s Youngest Outcasts”, says that one in every 45 children in the United States is homeless.”Our purpose in crafting this report…is to make these invisible children visible to the country,” said John Kellogg, Vice President of the National Center.Several states with large African-American populations like Alabama and Mississippi are…