- President Donald Trump pledged Tuesday to combat bigotry and unite what he called a "divided country" after wrapping up his first visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. "Today and every day of my presidency I pledge to do everything I can to continue that promise of freedom for African-Americans and for every American," Trump said, calling his tour "a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry and hatred and intolerance."
- More than five million South Sudanese men women and children are at risk for starvation, according to reports from the country itself and the United Nations.
- This weekend I was honored to participate in a Black History Month event that was sponsored by the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce and Dignity Health in San Bernardino CA.
- It is with great pleasure I welcome you to Week 2 of our Celebrating Black History Month edition! This is our way of paying homage to great pioneers who were the groundbreakers in making us who we are. What about those among us who are making history? The Dr. Ben Carsons, the Gabby Douglass’, the Obamas’, the Lupita Nyong’os’, the Mayors of our cities in which we reside, the teachers and administrators of schools, the very people carrying out the successes and dreams of those great leaders before us.