Chicago and D.C. Obama Foundation Summer 2018 Internship

The Obama Foundation is hiring. Click on the link below to get additional information, and to fill out an application.  

Movie! BILAL: A New Breed of Hero (Feb 2, 2018 Release)

BILAL: A New Breed of Hero is inspired by true events. The movie is based on a young boy who wants to be a warrior when he grows up, but he is taken from his home and forced into slavery. Watch BILAL: A New Breed of Hero, and find out how his journey unfolds.

This is an interesting movie, and I look forward to watching it.  Please watch the trailer, and visit the website below for additional information.      

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Visit and share your thoughts before and after the movie is shown in theaters.


Rep. Joseph Kennedy: This Is Not Who We Are

On January 30, women are coming together share the #StateOfOurUnion. RSVP to watch online:

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Scripture: Romans 12:21 (KJV)

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Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21 (KJV)

Instead of letting evil overcome us, we can overcome evil with good. I love the fact that we have a choice. I choose to overcome evil with good.

Verify Your Registration Status! Are you Registered to Vote?

The Organizing for Action Network (OFA) launched a nationwide effort to bring voter registration to communities across the country through their partnership with

I am providing resources to help you verify your registration status, and register to vote. I will also provide contact information to assist you with your questions.

Visit the Organizing for Action Network at if you are interested in getting involved in upcoming local OFA activities.

Are you registered to vote? Have you moved since you voted? Your information needs to be current.

Verify your registration status at

If you are not registered to vote, visit

Visit to find out what the voting requirements are for your state.

Military and overseas voters please visit

Contact your Secretary of State at if you have any questions about voter registration.

Use your smartphone, tablet, or computer to visit the websites.

Check your voter registration status often.

Decency and democracy are on the ballot.

Progress, tolerance, justice, good schools, and ending mass incarceration are also on the ballot. (Former President Barack Obama)

Voting is the foundation stone for political action. (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

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Help for Citizens in States that Require Voter ID

VoteRiders at helps citizens get the ID required to vote.

If you need a hand meeting your state’s voter ID requirements, contact the Voter ID Helpline at  844-338-8743 for free information, resources & assistance.

VoteRiders is a non-partisan, non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure that all citizens are able to exercise their right to vote.

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Colin Kaepernick Just Dropped $25,000 To Support Urban Farming In North Minneapolis

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‘Liberty and slavery are intertwined:’ How universities are addressing undesirable pasts

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Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin in biopic — Consequence of Sound

An Aretha Franklin biopic is in the works, and another powerhouse singer has signed on for the lead role. Jennifer Hudson will play in the forthcoming role, and apparently she was handpicked by Franklin herself. Legendary record producer Clive Davis announced Hudson’s casting during his annual pre-Grammys party on Saturday night, according to Deadline. Hudson…

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Denzel Washington to be honored at Wiley College during nation’s first HBCU speech and debate tournament

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Kentucky Governor Declares Statewide Day of Prayer After Deadly School Shooting — BCNN1 WP

This was supposed to be Spirit Week at Marshall County High School.

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FAITH UNDER FIRE: THE ANTOINETTE TUFF STORY (World Premiere Saturday, 27 January at 8/7c)

This movie is based on a true story. I will watch it tonight.

Click on the link to watch the preview.


United Against White Supremacy Symposium

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Scholarship Saturday – January 27, 2018 — JLV College Counseling

This edition of Scholarship Saturday features 73 college scholarships and contests closing soon. There is a lot of scholarship money available – apply today!

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