Lloyd Austin Is Now Officially The Nation’s First Black Secretary Of Defense

January 23, 2021

On Friday, the U.S. Senate officially confirmed Lloyd Austin as the nation’s first Black Secretary of Defense. He was also the first Black general to command an Army division during the Iraq war, while also being the first to oversee the entire theater of operations. The 4 star general’s confirmation wasn’t without its problems, there […]

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President Biden Is Expected To Sign Two More Executive Orders That Would Increase The Minimum Wage Of Federal Workers To $15/hr

January 22, 2021

Today, President Joe Biden will most likely sign two more executive orders that would expand the assistance available for Americans in need during the pandemic and raising the minimum wage to $15 / hour for all federal workers. The wage increase is based on his campaign promise to help federal workers and contractors. By signing […]

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Kamala Harris Will Be Sworn In By The First U.S. Latina Supreme Court Justice

January 20, 2021

The Madam Vice President Elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in today by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Harris has chosen to be sworn in using two bibles: the first belonged to her childhood neighbor who was like her second mother. The second bible belonged to the late civil rights […]

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Rochester City Councilmember Malik Evans Announces He’s Running Against Lovely Warren For Mayor of Rochester

January 19, 2021

On Monday, Rochester City Councilmember Malik Evans announced that he would be running against incumbent Mayor Lovely Warren. He gave a statement, saying: “I did not make this decision lightly. I have a lifelong love for, belief in, and sense of duty to Rochester, and I have been humbled and honored by the many citizens […]

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Washington DC Prepares For Joe Biden’s Inauguration

January 18, 2021

Normally this week is a joyful one — Every four years there is a transition of power from one president to the next that thousands of people can celebrate by going to the nation’s Capitol and witnessing the event. After the storming of the Capitol on January 6, things are different. The capitol looks like […]

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President Elect Joe Biden Will Sign Many Executive Orders On His First Day In Office

January 17, 2021

President Elect Joe Biden has announced that he plans on signing over a dozen executive orders when he takes office, including lifting the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries and rejoining the Paris Accords. According to his chief of staff Ron Klain, he’ll also be signing orders that will halt evictions and student loan payments […]

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Amanda Gorman Is Slated To Become The Youngest Inaugural Poet

January 17, 2021

An award winning Black female writer will become the youngest inaugural poet when she recites her work at president Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, January 20. Amanda Gorman, 22, has been breaking down barriers all her life. In 2014, she became the first Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angles. After that she was named the […]

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Federal Officials Prepare The Capitol For Biden’s Inauguration

January 16, 2021

As more details about the January 6 insurrection, federal officials are preparing for the worst as Joe Biden’s inauguration draws near. Evidence supporting the fact that the insurrectionists may have had support from Capitol Police, current and former members of the military and even some members of Congress. Some lawmakers are still nervous about their […]

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Do you think anything should be named after Trump?

January 14, 2021

President Donald Trump is facing so much backlash after last week’s riots on Capitol Hill where four people died  including a Capitol Hill police officer. Democratic California Rep. Lindaa Sanchez said she’s working on a bill that will disqualify Donald Trump from getting anything named after him in the future. Donald Trump along with his son […]

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House Of Representatives Votes To Impeach President Donald Trump

January 14, 2021

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in his term as President of the United States of America. The votes came in at 232 to 192 one week from when rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building, forcing lawmakers to take refuge from the place where they cast […]

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