When Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced that the White House would host a series of events celebrating Black History Month, many African Americans were skeptical that it would be a genuine effort. President Donald Trump, who was once sued by the Justice Department for discriminating against black tenants, launched his foray into politics by questioning the citizenship of the nation’s first black president. His black outreach efforts during the campaign often veered into offensive territory, with frequent references to “inner cities” as crime-ridden hellscapes, and only 8 percent of black voters cast ballots for him. He appointed Steve Bannon, who led a right-wing website with white nationalist ties, as chief strategist and Jeff Sessions, who has faced allegations of racism
[ Originally published on this site as post ] Theres no serious reason to take away small, local grants for schools, music, dance and jazz festivals, not to mention programs for veterans and museum exhibitions.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] While the directors of the FBI and the NSA were testifying before Congress about Russian meddling in the presidential election, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer […]
The Senate Just Confirmed Betsy DeVos As Education Secretary. Every Single Democrat Voted Against Her.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] Despite an avalanche of emails and calls flooding Capitol Hill in the past two weeks, the Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos on Tuesday as the next secretary […]