viaCNN: In the wee hours of the morning The White House & Senate Agreed to a $2-trillion package to provide a jolt to an economy struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, capping days of marathon negotiations that produced one of the most expensive and far-reaching measures in the history of Congress. CLICK HERE to read full story
via CNN: Yesterday The White House Office of Management and Budget is asking Congress to approve a 45.8 Billion Dollars in emergency funding for Americans due to the coronavirus. The request comes on top of the $8.3 billion in emergency funding passed by Congress just two weeks ago and underscores just how dramatically financial demands […]
via FirstLadyB: Michelle Obama shared on Friday that being the first black family in the White House, she and Barack couldn’t afford to make mistakes. Speaking at the American Library Association’s annual conference in New Orleans, Mrs. Obama shared that making mistakes was not an option for the beloved couple. “Barack and I knew very early […]
via BlackAmericaWeB: In case you missed it, while talking to reporters at the White House yesterday, he mentioned more potential pardons, saying, “I’m thinking about Muhammad Ali. The pardons are a very positive thing for a president. The power to pardon is a beautiful thing.” Only problem is — there is nothing to pardon. The legendary Muhammad […]
via News5: At practice on Tuesday, LeBron James addressed President Trump’s decision not to invite the Philadelphia Eagles for a White House visit, saying, “I’m not surprised.” Trump warned NFL players on Tuesday about “escaping to locker rooms during the playing of the national anthem,” a reference to a new policy giving players the option to remain on the field during the anthem. […]
via complex: White House correspondent April Ryan told CNN on Sunday that reporters have been receiving “death threats” throughout Trump’s presidency. According to Ryan, some news organizations have “the FBI and local police on speed dial” when journalists are threatened. “There has been a war on the press by the White House, led by this president,” the […]
Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]
With bittersweet emotion, President Obama attended his sixth and final White House Science Fair on Wednesday, witnessing projects from more than 130 bright students who presented ideas to save the planet and treat Ebola, reports NBC News. Nine-year-old Jacob Leggette, of Baltimore, Maryland, was among the attendees. “It was amazing,” Jacob told NewsOne Wednesday of meeting the […]
WGN America’s new Underground Railroad drama will screen at the White House on Monday evening, continuing a monthlong celebration of Black History.
A choir comprised of men from Atlanta's Central Night Shelter are making their way to the nation's capital in December to perform at the White House Open House Holiday Celebration.