The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Greetings Everyone, I’m not sure how I missed the controversy surrounding the dam that’s under construction on Africa’s Blue Nile River, but I’ve caught up to speed and had to share my findings with you all. Formerly known as the Millennium Dam, The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is currently being built in the Benishangul-Gumuz…

The Importance of the Black Male Vote

One thing I’ve noticed this election season, by way of media coverage, online and in-person debates, and the numbers, is that the Democratic Party’s stranglehold on Black America is breaking. While most Black Americans over the age of 40 still have blind loyalty to the Party and its candidates, less than 47% of Black voters…

Final Round

I just finished watching the final round of the 2020 Presidential Debate, and I must say that it was a lot better than the first. This was an actual debate and not a roast session. However, between group chats and political banter with family members, I was unable to get every point made. But I…

North Carolina’s Presidential Polls Are Heating Up

Being a North Carolinian, by way of the Queen City (Charlotte), I wondered about our behavior in this year’s election. Well, upon doing some research, I’ve found out that North Carolina is about that action. The election polls are heating up, and the numbers here in the state show that this race is going to…

President Trump to Remove Sudan from U.S. Terrorist List

I just came across an update regarding Sudan and the United States and had to share my findings with you all. The following information is from Africa News. President Donald Trump has signaled the removal of Sudan from the U.S. terrorist list if they pay $335 million in compensation to American terror victims and their…

The 2020 Presidential Debate: Round 1

Last night’s First Presidential Debate was comedic gold. As problematic as President Trump may be for many, no one can top his one-liners; hilarious is an understatement. The topics addressed were the Affordable Care Act, Covid-19, the Economy, Race Relations, and the Supreme Court. However, the personal insults coming from both parties turned the debate…

Second Stimulus Checks Are On The Way!

As millions of Americans remain unemployed due to the coronavirus outbreak, talks of stimulus checks remain at the forefront. Upon doing some research, I found some updates. The following information comes from Forbes. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed that the second wave of stimulus checks are on the way and it will be a one-time payment…

Funds For The Defense Production Act Redirected

COVID-19 has had a grave effect on the nation’s economy, and one area, in particular, is the defense industry. The following information comes from Space News. Due to the pandemic, the $116 million set aside for small launch contracts under the Defense Production Act have been redirected to other priorities. Assistant Secretary of the United…

Trump Administration Blocks Veterans from Receiving Stimulus Checks

This will be a continuation of a previous post. The following information comes from the Military Times. As a result of the recently passed Coronavirus Relief Bill, over half of United States veterans who receive Social Security benefits will not automatically receive COVID-19 relief funds. The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, is calling on the Trump…

The Senate’s $2 Trillion Relief Bill

I did some research on the Coronavirus Relief Bill that was passed this week and I wanted to share my findings. The following information comes from NPR.org. A $2 trillion coronavirus response bill was passed by the Senate to provide relief for individuals and businesses during the economic freeze in America. Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

“Blacks For Trump”

With the 2020 election coming up, discussions on a continuing Trump presidency have gotten heated. I came across a very interesting (but not surprising) article this morning and had to share its content. The following comes out of The Epoch Times. Recent national polls advised that 34.5% of Blacks support President Donald Trump. Only 8%…

Tax Reform

Greetings Folks, For the past few weeks I’ve been following the GOP tax bill which is set to take effect in 2018, and after further research, I have far more concerns than ever before. Here are a few points, for those who may not be aware. This will be the first significant reform in the…