The President and First Lady wrote a letter that will be given to Ali’s family by White House Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett.
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The 108-year-old Indiana man never met a sitting President until Obama visited Indiana on June 1.
Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]
Underscoring his calls for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Friday commuted the prison sentences of 42 people who were locked up as non-violent drug offenders, reports AFP. The harsh prison terms were doled out under “outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws,” the White House said in a statement. Most were “small-time drug dealers […]
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced new rules that will increase paychecks for low-and-middle-income workers by making millions of Americans eligible for overtime pay, reports USA Today: While some businesses welcome the measure, many say it will simply force them to reshuffle salaries to get around the regulation. Others fear it will mean demoting white-collar workers […]
To be sure, the makeup of the list comes as no surprise. Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again,” appears to harken back to the days when Whites were a flourishing majority, writing some of the most reprehensible chapters in American history – notably slavery and Jim Crow laws, which gave birth to a corrupt criminal justice system.
After calling President Barack Obama “an animal” who has been trying to turn America into “just another country,” a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is refusing to apologize.
The president, speaking to a crowd of more than 50,000 in the school’s football stadium, said the world is becoming ever more interconnected and “building walls won’t change that.”
Trump disavowed Anthony Senecal after news broke about the posts, including one that argued Obama should’ve been “shot as an enemy agent in his first term.”