July 1, 2019

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923

How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923 This is a brief historical look back in time on how the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in the 1900s. What does race and “white” have to do with the 2020 Census? A most accurate count of the population is important in […]

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June 10, 2019

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Top U.S universities for federal National Science Foundation R&D grants and expenditures

Top U.S universities for federal National Science Foundation R&D grants and expenditures Rankings by total R&D expenditures The Higher Education Research and Development Survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at U.S. colleges and universities. The survey collects information on R&D expenditures by field of research and source of funds and also […]

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June 3, 2019

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African Union: African free trade zone takes effect

African Union: African free trade zone takes effect The largest free-trade in the world, spanning the African continent with its 1.2 billion people, has come into effect – worth $2.5 trillion AFP ADDUS ABABA- An African free-trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a […]

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May 31, 2019

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Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War

Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War Today, there is an aggressive rise of open xenophobic views in the United States. It’s not new. Post the 1960s some Americans became cautious or were even embarrassed to expose their xenophobic beliefs outside of their peer groups. The use […]

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April 24, 2019

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U.S. Senate Bill: S.597 Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

U.S. Senate Bill: S.597 Marijuana Justice Act of 2019 Source: US. Senator Cory Booker WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), reintroduced their landmark bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. […]

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April 8, 2019

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Congressional Bill- Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act

Congressional Bill- Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (Democrat N.J.) is introducing a Senate bill to study reparations for African Americans — a companion bill to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s earlier legislation. District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act Only in the District of Columbia, which fell […]

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March 14, 2019

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World airport traffic rankings released: March 13, 2019

World airport traffic rankings released: March 13, 2019 ACI (Airports Council International) London, 13 March, 2019 – During the the 11th Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition in London, Airports Council International (ACI) World published its preliminary world airport traffic rankings covering passenger traffic, cargo volumes, and aircraft movements ACI has found that […]

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March 9, 2019

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Venezuela and The Monroe Doctrine

Venezuela and The Monroe Doctrine The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James Monroe’s seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The European powers, according to Monroe, were obligated to respect the Western Hemisphere as the United States’ sphere of interest. The Monroe Doctrine is the best known U.S. policy toward the Western […]

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February 23, 2019

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Chicago O’Hare named busiest US airport in 2018 surpassing Atlanta

Chicago O’Hare named busiest US airport in 2018 surpassing Atlanta Chicago O’Hare has overtaken Atlanta as the busiest airport in the United States. The last time Chicago O’Hare International Airport was the nation’s busiest airport was in 2014. Chicago O’Hare had 903,747 flight operations in 2018, according to the FAA data. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport […]

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February 22, 2019

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Flashback: A brief look at when historically black universities in the MEAC and SWAC transitioned to NCAA Division I

Flashback: A brief look at when historically black universities in the MEAC and SWAC transitioned to NCAA Division I This is a brief look back at the history of when MEAC and SWAC universities transitioned to NCAA Division I as reported in the newspapers. First, a brief look at the NCAA and the histories of […]

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