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Could Trudeau’s Brownface Scandal Cost Him Re-election?
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Could Trudeau’s Brownface Scandal Cost Him Re-election?

By BT Khumbah “I never should have done it,” Trudeau stated to the public in the wake of his scandal. “I should have known better.” This controversial photograph of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posing with brownface surfaced last Wednesday. The image shows the politician dressed up as Prince Aladdin at an “Arabian Nights” themed…

CBCF Commemorates 400 Years of Legacy
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CBCF Commemorates 400 Years of Legacy

By Neema Mungai The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) hosted its 49th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from Sept. 11-15. Although it is linked to the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan arm that runs programs in economic development, education and public health. The black…

Saudi Oil Attacks Heighten Tensions Between U.S. and Iran
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Saudi Oil Attacks Heighten Tensions Between U.S. and Iran

By Airielle Lowe Missile attacks released by drones descended upon two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia on Sept. 14, further heightening tensions in the Middle East as the blame falls on Iran. Following the attack on the world’s top exporter of oil, President Donald Trump released a tweet last week stating, “There is reason…

An Impeachment Inquiry Was Announced. Now What?
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An Impeachment Inquiry Was Announced. Now What?

By Latisha Townsend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Sept. 24 that the U.S. House of Representatives will officially begin a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct.  This is a historic moment as President Trump is only the fourth president in American history to be under formal investigation by Congress.  “No one is…

Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis
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Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis

President Frederick Joins Angela Rye on BET News Special By Latisha Townsend The student loan crisis is one that many Americans know all too well. Studies show that nearly 45 million borrowers have accumulated a total of $1.5 trillion in student loan debt as of 2019. Student loan debt is threatening the financial health of…

Breakout Moments From the September Debates
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Breakout Moments From the September Debates

By Osaro Grayson and Zaina Fairey The top 10 Democratic candidates met at Texas Southern University on Sept. 12 for the third presidential debate. Prior to the debate, the Howard University Student Association (HUSA), the Howard University College Democrats (HUCD), the Howard University Texas Club, and the Politicking Mobile App collaborated to hold a panel…

Summer Recap of the 2020 Presidential Race
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Summer Recap of the 2020 Presidential Race

By Osaro Grayson There were 26 Democratic presidential candidates at the start of the summer. It is now September and the race has narrowed down to 20 candidates, only 10 of which have qualified for the third round of debates set for Texas Southern University on Sept. 12. We have everything you need to know…

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