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Trump’s Pick to Lead NASA is a Politician, Not a Scientist
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Trump’s Pick to Lead NASA is a Politician, Not a Scientist

By: NyJohn Washington, Politics Reporter The White House announced Jim Bridenstine as the president’s choice for the 13th NASA administrator. Bridenstine is a politician currently serving as the U.S. representative for Oklahoma’s first congressional district. Trump’s nomination is sparking debate due to Bridenstine’s lack of space exploration credentials. On the first day of Donald Trump’s…

Freedom of Speech in Trump’s America?
Opinion

Freedom of Speech in Trump’s America?

By Raaziq Brown, Culture Reporter (@RaaziqMasud) On Aug. 14, 2016—during the NFL preseason—former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made his first solo protest against police brutality by sitting during the national anthem. He went unnoticed. On Aug. 20, Kaepernick continued his protest and sat during the anthem for a second time. Again, he went…

How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments
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How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments

Trump: A Week Later By: Gerald Mallison Jr, Sports reporter (@Geraldmall34) During week three of the National Football League season, a plethora of players, coaches and owners protested against Donald Trump’s tweets regarding the national anthem protest. President Trump’s solution to players kneeling is immediate termination, claiming to “Get that son of a b—- off…

Anti-Travel Ban Protest In Nation’s Capital Calls For Unity
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Anti-Travel Ban Protest In Nation’s Capital Calls For Unity

By Leaynet Sahilu, Staff Photographer Posted 2:45 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 Several protesters from different walks of life attended a demonstration held in front of the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, which bans citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States on Saturday, March 11….

COLUMN: Trump’s Budget is Unsurprisingly Draconian
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COLUMN: Trump’s Budget is Unsurprisingly Draconian

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 1:50 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 Aside from the question of my ideological and political affiliation, there’s the question of nostalgia. I grew up on “Sesame Street,” on “Cyberchase” and “Frontline.” On “Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me” and “All Things Considered.” Publicly-funded media has done more for me as…

Under Armour, President Trump and Howard: Made Up Controversy?
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Under Armour, President Trump and Howard: Made Up Controversy?

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 01:15 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank stirred a bit of controversy earlier last month with his comments about President Trump being a “real asset to this country.” Noticeably silent, was the Howard University Athletics Department, which a few found interesting since Under Armour is a…

COLUMN: Thanks for Nothing, Donald
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COLUMN: Thanks for Nothing, Donald

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 1:55 AM EST, Sat., March 11, 2017 This one is personal. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, President Donald Trump, flanked by a room of HBCU presidents and advisors, signed an executive order that did absolutely nothing. Or next to nothing. The “White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically…

COLUMN: The Southern Strategy Redux
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COLUMN: The Southern Strategy Redux

By Jerry Augustin, Contributing Writer Posted 1:40 AM EST, Sat., March 11, 2017 At the 2017 Conservative Political Action Committee, Kellyanne Conway, who serves as counselor to President Donald Trump, had some glowing remarks about the commander-in-chief, arguing that Trump “went right to the grassroots and brought you along.” The notion that Trump worked from…

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