June 25, 2016

Barack Obama

Friday Afternoon Thread: An October Surprise

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Here's the basics: Total unemployment DROPPED to 7.8% -- the lowest since January 2009! 114,000 jobs were created in September The labor participation rate INCREASED from 63.5% to 63.6% July and August jobs numbers were revised UP, adding … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African-American Owned Resorts

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GOOD MORNING POU! We continue our series on African-American Owned Resorts.   EUREKA VILLA/VAL VERDE "The Black Palm Springs" (From BlackPast.org) In 1924 a group of prominent Los Angeles African Americans, led by actor and real estate … [Read more...]

VIDEO: President Obama Speaks at the UN General Assembly & Clinton Global Initiative

President Obama Addresses the UN General Assembly   President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative … [Read more...]

LIVESTREAM: First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at the CBC Foundation Phoenix Awards Dinner

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Tuesday Afternoon Thread: A President for ALL Americans

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The Grio spoke with delegates and attendees to the Democratic National Convention last week, here is what they had to say: … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: The Anniversary of GOP Obstruction

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GOOD MORNING PRAGOBOTS! We hope you're enjoying your weekend!   A year ago today, President Barack Obama unveiled the American Jobs Act -- a plan that's fully paid for and would create over 1 million jobs.  But because Republicans are … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

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GOOD MORNING POU! We continue our look at African American speakers at the Democratic Nation Convention with the speech that started it all... BARACK H. OBAMA 2004 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address July 27, 2004 - Boston, MA From … [Read more...]