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Month: November 2017

SBA Offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to Small Businesses In Florida Affected by Hurricane Irma

ATLANTA – Small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in the declared counties of Florida that have suffered financial losses as the result of Hurricane Irma, should consider applying for an…

North Korea and History is our best teacher for influencing our actions

BY:  Armstrong Williams November 30, 2017 We the People need our leaders to elevate the discussion about options, short of all- out war, as the administration navigates our way through the vexing North Korean (NK) issue.   There is no hiding…

Actually, Meghan Markle Isn’t The First Black Royal Family Member — This Person Is

Refinery29 Arianna Davis Why Harry and Meghan’s Wedding Is So Soon                 © Photo: Samir Hussein/WireImage. Refinery29 In the crazy times that we’re living in, there’s been one piece of news that everyone…

GOP tax bill gains support; Senate leaders work on holdouts

© The Associated Press Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives for votes on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday evening, Nov. 27, 2017. President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are scrambling to change a… Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate…

Arizona State set to hire Herm Edwards as next coach

© Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Cue the “they play to win the game” jokes! Former New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herm Edwards has not been in the college ranks since 1989. He last coached in the…

No White Men Were Nominated For The Album Of The Year Grammy

This is the first time since 1999 the category hasn’t included a white male artist or musical group. By Jenna Amatulli, Huffpost For the first time since 1999, not a single white male artist or group was nominated for the 60th annual…

Defiant North Korea Launches What Appears To Be ICBM

It’s Pyongyang’s first missile launch since firing over Japan in September. By Jesselyn Cook. Huffpost North Korea has fired another ballistic missile, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported Tuesday. The Pentagon strongly condemned the launch, which it said was “likely”…

Maine’s children are counting on Congress to reauthorize this vital program

Elias Hubbard November 29, 2017 “We are very concerned, and the reason is that Congress hasn’t shown a strong ability to get stuff done”, said Bruce Lesley, president of Washington, D.C. -based First Focus, a child and family advocacy organization….

Support our work. Get more headlines like this via email NM Supporters of Cleaner School Buses to Rally for Lawsuit Windfall

Proponents of spending New Mexico’s windfall from the Volkswagen Clean Air Act violations on electric buses will rally in Albuquerque on Thursday. (Children’s Clean Air Network) November 29, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health says 47,000…

The ‘People’s Plan’ Offers a Vision for Black Portland

  Economic visioning session, as part of the People’s Plan project, July 14, 2015. (Courtesy of PAALF) By Melanie Sevcenko | The Skanner News Published: 29 November 2017 On Nov. 30, the Portland African American Leadership Forum will unveil its…