Daily Archive: August 8, 2013

    Obama Arizona Speech

    Obama’s ‘Better Bargain’ Speech Takes Aim at Housing Market

    President Barack Obama continued his “Better Bargain For America” media tour, stopping in Phoenix, Ariz., at the Desert Visa Senior High School Tuesday afternoon. After the crowd broke into an impromptu “Happy Birthday” song rendition, Obama drilled down and spoke to the serious challenges of housing in America and the nationwide mortgage meltdown c …

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    Obama Cancels Putin Summit Amid Snowden Tensions

    (AP) — Already faltering, President Barack Obama’s five-year effort to reboot U.S.-Russian relations finally crashed Wednesday, as the White House abruptly canceled his planned face-to-face summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The effort to upgrade the relationship has fallen victim to the rapidly shrinking common ground between the …

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    North Carolina Pastor Fired For Attending Rick Ross Concert

    Rodney Wills, 26, was relieved of his duties as the pastor of Mt. Salem Baptist Church in North Carolina after church deacons learned that he attended a concert headlined by corrections officer turned rapper, Rick Ross, reports Guardian Express. Wills was the pastor of Mt. Salem for almost 4 years before the deacons voted 11 to 3 to cast him out …

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    #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY Takes Over Black Twitter

    For EBONY magazine’s September issue, the iconic African-American brand dedicates four covers to the Trayvon Martin movement that has gripped Black America for over a year. After previewing the covers — depicting Miami Heat franchise player Dwyane Wade and his two sons, famed director Spike Lee and his son, actor Boris Kodjoe and his son, and Tracy …