President Obama To Be First Active President to Visit Hiroshima Since Bombings

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Photo via Tama Yuri via Flickr President Barack Obama will become the first sitting American president to visit the site of the U.S. atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima, Japan. The White House has said the United States does not owe Japan a formal apology for using the atomic bomb in August 1945, instead, will serve as a reminder the terrible …

Senate Republicans Will Not Meet With Presidential Supreme Court Nominee

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Photo by Kjetil Ree via Flickr After Antonin Scalia’s passing, the United States Senate Republicans have remained firm on their decision to not replace Scalia’s seat until after the upcoming election. Now it has been reported that if President Obama was to select a nominee Senate leaders will not meet them.   Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky strongly urges President …

Supreme Court to Rule Over Obama Immigration Plans

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Photo by Victoria Pickering via Flickr Tuesday morning the Supreme Court agreed to take a look at the President Obama’s immigration plan which could potentially protect over four million immigrants from deportation. If the court rules in favor of plan the administration can start implementing changes as early spring. However if it is ruled against, the plan could be put on …

Obama Has Hope Going into Final State of the Union

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Photo by David Elmes via Flickr   Tonight will be President Obama’s final State of the Union address and he plans to take a step back and reflect over his time in office. Despite facing numerous set backs during his presidency, President Obama plans to focus attention on the successes of his administration’s two terms. When asked on the “Today” show what the American …

President Obama Acknowledges ‘Young Men of Color’ in 2014 State of the Union Address

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This past Tuesday, President Barrack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address informing Americans of the current state of the nation. Here he outlined his hopes and anticipations going into the new year. Inequality, among other things, was a prominent theme in the President’s speech. He addressed the growing economic gap between rich and poor, as well as the …

Can the Obama Administration do More to Help Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

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What if historically black colleges did not exist? What if the ability for students of low socio-economic status had no method of paying for their tuition? These questions have become a reality for many students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). According to the Washington Post, the U.S. Department of Education is on the verge of creating tighter restrictions …

Beauty of Love

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Michelle Obama: “One of the things that attracted me to Barack was his emotional honesty. Right off the bat he said what he felt. There are no games with him—he is who he appears to be. I feel fortunate as a woman to have a husband who loves me and shows me …