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by Frederick H. LowePresident Barack Obama has declared emergencies in 11 states and the District of Columbia after Sandy, a category 1 hurricane, lashed the East Coast with winds up to 90 miles per hour on Monday, killing people, destroying property, flooding areas and causing billions of dollars worth of property damage and business losses.President Obama suspended his re-election campaign to oversee the emergency.“I am not worried at this point about the impact of the election,” the president told reporters.
by Hazel Trice Edney
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Only days before the presidential election, a mega-storm slowed down both candidates and threatened to knock out power in at least 10 million homes across the East Coast.
1. VERIFY your registration status and your poll location before Election Day by calling your local Board of Elections, 1-866-MYVOTE1 or visit the Board of Elections website at www.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a Florida A&M University professor and three others a patent for a method of detecting bacteria stains.
The government issued patent No.
by Linn Washington, Jr.
London -- The black presence in Britain dates from the African soldiers and ranking commanders who were a part of the Roman invasion over 1,500-years ago that birthed the creation of London, known in Roman times as Londinium.
Kenny Williams, general manager of the Chicago White Sox, has been named the team’s executive vice-president.
Rick Hahn, White Sox assistant general manager, succeeds Williams, team officials announced last week during a news conference at U.S.
by Frederick H. Lowe
As of Monday, more than 15 million people had cast ballots in early voting prior to the Nov. 6 presidential election.
Ms. Dodson is to be congratulated for identifying clearly the various currents affecting how black Catholics will vote in the coming election.
Florida Circuit Court Judge Debra S. Nelson on Monday refused a request by prosecutors to issue a gag order for Mark M.
by A. Peter Bailey
(TriceEdneyWire.com) --- During the second and third debates between President Obama and Gov. Romney, it was very obvious that the governor had been given the green light by his core supporters to say whatever is necessary to rid the White House of the Obamas.
by Wilmer J. Leon, III
November 1 through November 7
1910 ----- W. E. B. Du Bois, scholar, activist and author, published the first issue of the NAACP’s monthly magazine, The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races.
Radio and television talk show host Tavis Smiley announced on Wednesday that two Chicago radio stations have agreed to broadcast Smiley & West, a radio show that Smiley cohosts with Dr.
The NorthStar News & Analysis, one of the leading online publications for African-American men, is now offering sponsorship and advertising opportunities for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
The publication, which is not published for a profit, is seeking support for its operations through small donations and modest paid advertising.
Florida A&M University student Brian Jones, who was implicated in the hazing death of Robert Champion, Jr., has been sentenced to supervised probation.
Businesses added 158,000 jobs in October as the economy continues to exhibit steady, but less-than-spectacular increases in employment, the ADP National Employment Report announced this morning.
by Barry Cooper
President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail today boosted by an 80 percent approval rating for the federal government’s response in the handling of Hurricane Sandy.