Pastor Maurice Watson asserted that whoever said such “dehumanizing” remarks “ought to be held accountable.”
Vice President Mike Pence reportedly got an earful at church on Sunday, when a pastor blasted President Donald Trump’s reported disparagement of Haiti and African countries.
Pence and his wife, Karen, were guests at the Metropolitan Baptist Church, a historically black church in Largo, Maryland. The church’s pastor, Maurice Watson, told his... Read more
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The president suggested the U.S. needs fewer immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and more from Norway.
President Donald Trump slammed the idea of restoring protections for immigrants from “sh--hole” countries in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, sources told multiple news outlets.
“Why are we having all these people from sh--hole countries come here?” the president reportedly asked lawmakers. He was referring to African nations and Haiti, according... Read more
Reversing guidelines put in place under former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration is scaling back the use of fines against nursing homes that harm residents or place them in grave risk of injury.
The shift in the Medicare program's penalty protocols was requested by the nursing home industry. The American Health Care Association, the industry's main trade group, has complained... Read more
The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality in the world. Warren Buffett can tell you that.
The wealth of the top 400 richest Americans has increased 29-fold since 1982, from $93 billion to $2.7 trillion, according to the Forbes 400. Meanwhile, the wealth of "many millions of hardworking citizens remained stuck on an economic treadmill,” Buffett says.
The billionaire... Read more
Essence Communications, a brand known for its popular monthly magazine and annual music festival, is once again 100 percent African-American owned.
Time, Inc. announced Wednesday, that Essence Ventures, LLC, an independent African-American owned company, acquired the media company.
“The ESSENCE team has extended the brand’s reach and influence across multiple platforms, solidifying its position as the premier destination for African-American women serving... Read more
Lauer was fired last year over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Longtime NBC News personality Hoda Kotb has been named the co-anchor of “Today,” permanently replacing Matt Lauer after he was fired in November.
“It’s 2018, and we are kicking off the year right because Hoda is officially the co-anchor of ‘Today,’” anchor Savannah Guthrie announced Tuesday on air. “This has to be the most... Read more