Vietnam veteran Melvin Morris was one of the first “green berets” and volunteered two tours in Vietnam.
A local man who is 101 years of age has announced his intentions to run for Congress.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux are among 10 semifinalists vying to become the next president of Florida Atlantic University.
National Geographic has pitted two of the fastest football players against cheetahs from Busch Gardens in Tampa to see who could cross the finish line first.
The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.
In a new Pew Research Center analysis, the response on Twitter was almost equally divided between sharing the news about the verdict and discussing it on the social media platform.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.