Tag: Donald Trump

Maverick or Menace: Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Bout
SPORTS

Maverick or Menace: Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Bout

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 12:05 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 It’s been three weeks since the start of the NFL free agency and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still unemployed. This has left many questioning why a former Super Bowl contender is now struggling to find a team to call home. Even President Trump commented…

45th POTUS: Donald J. Trump Promises To ‘Put America First’
NEWS

45th POTUS: Donald J. Trump Promises To ‘Put America First’

By Dawn Richard, Layout Editor Posted 8:40 PM EST, Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States during his presidential inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20, where he promised to put “America first” from that day forward. After having coffee with former President Barack Obama at the White House Friday morning, Trump…

Blacks, Minorities Largely Absent During Inauguration
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Blacks, Minorities Largely Absent During Inauguration

By Sydney Williams, Howard University News Service WASHINGTON – African Americans, Hispanics, in fact most people of color, were a rarity at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The lack participation America’s black and other minority communities was stark to viewers on television and on the ground.  The makeup of the audience, as well as those on…

COLUMN — Omarosa Manigault Hired as Overseer on Trump’s Plantation
EDITORIAL

COLUMN — Omarosa Manigault Hired as Overseer on Trump’s Plantation

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 11:05 PM EST, Weds., Jan. 11, 2017 On Jan. 9, the President-elect Donald Trump’s administration officially announced that Howard University alumna Omarosa Manigault would be hired as an Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison. Her acceptance of these positions is a haunting reminder…

The Time is Always Now: Black Academics and the Critical Need to Challenge Donald Trump
EDITORIAL

The Time is Always Now: Black Academics and the Critical Need to Challenge Donald Trump

Black academics have been key influencers in challenging and addressing social injustices. This should not change under the Trump administration. By Jaimee Swift, Editor-At-Large Posted 9:30 PM EST, Sun., Jan. 8, 2017 In 1927, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander became the first Black woman to receive a doctoral degree in economics in the United States, and the first Black…

COLUMN — Donald Trump and Draining The Swamp
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COLUMN — Donald Trump and Draining The Swamp

By David DePriest, Contributing News Columnist Posted 11:10 AM EST, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 In the final days of Donald Trump’s “successful” presidential campaign (in so far as success can be defined as abusing an archaic system to supercede the will of the people), the president-elect debuted a new slogan to sell his campaign to middle America:…

COLUMN — The Trump Effect on HBCUs
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COLUMN — The Trump Effect on HBCUs

By Johnathan Saffold, NewsContributing Writer Posted 9:45 AM EST, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016 The election of Donald Trump as the next POTUS will affect college students nationwide. However, students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are in a singular position: his plans for HBCUs, or lack thereof, will have an undeniably negative impact on the HBCU…

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