Top African and African-American Writers Among Winners Celebrated at PEN America’s Literary Awards

The 2017 PEN America Center Literary Awards evening touted a marvelous array of African and African-American authors among the writers recognized at this year’s gala. Celebrated at the New School’s glamorous John L. Tishman Auditorium on March 27, the winners reflect the complex tapestry of the African diaspora. The awards’ final night came with some surprises.…

Trump’s Huge Healthcare Disaster

Donald Trump’s Healthcare Disaster was Unavoidable The doomed American Health Care Act of 2017 has been the most painful political disappointment suffered by United States President Donald Trump since his controversial election shocked the world in November 2016. Although the Trump administration has already experienced considerable setbacks, this recent failure to repeal the Affordable Care…

Congressional Black Caucus Confronts Trump in White House Meeting

Donald Trump struggled with the black vote during the presidential election, despite winning the presidency. Now several months into the role, his support by the general African-American population has continued to decline. Earlier this week, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) confronted Trump in a White House meeting hoping to better outline the struggles of the…