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Riding the Rails

Senior Photo Editor Lonnie Major and I have boarded the Amtrak train leaving for…

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All Aboard the Obama Train

President-elect Barack Obama is embraced by supporter Patricia Stiles after taking the stage with…

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Barack to the Future

“Yes we did,” President-elect Barack Obama shouted as he came to the podium to…

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Onboard for a New Level of Coverage

Black Enterprise magazine editor in chief Derek T. Dingle on the Obama train. (Source: Black…

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Obama Takes Econ Message on the Road

President-elect Barack Obama went Bedford Heights, Ohio, today to discuss his American Recovery and Reinvestment…

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Lesson Plans Take Inauguration to the Classroom

Organizations work with PIC to offer kids enlightenment

Millions of people are traveling to Washington D.C. to witness history as President-elect Barack Obama…

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Before You Head to the Inaugural Festivities …

With only 3 days to go until the word "elect" becomes obsolete for President-elect Barack Obama, there are several things to considering before heading out to the ceremony and other festivities. Here are a few things you should knew as you venture out to become part of history:

With only 3 days to go until the word “elect” becomes obsolete for President-elect Barack…

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Banks, Regulators, Consumer Advocates Address Foreclosure

FDIC Chairwoman Sheila C. Bair addresses the 12th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit (Source:…

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Burris Sworn In as U.S. Senator

New colleagues give warm reception despite apprehension

Roland Burris has officially become Illinois’s state senator, making him the only Black member of…

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Obama Presidential Portrait Released

President-elect Barack Obama is all about firsts. For his latest first, the soon to…

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New York City Says No to Wal-Mart, Unions Want Boost

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn gave a rousing speech in support of labor…

By Renita Burns

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The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Diversity Initiatives

As companies trim their workforce and cut costs to weather a faltering economy, women and…

By Renita Burns

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Got TARP?

Small business owners and financial professionals voiced their displeasure with the lack of transparency and…

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Wall Street Project Presents Plan to Fix the Economy

The Bush Administration’s $700 billion Wall Street bailout is under fire for misspending and not…

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Black Lawmakers Take Colorado By Storm

African American leaders head both Senate, House

When Rep. Terrance Carroll was sworn in as Speaker of the House of Representatives Wednesday,…

By Renita Burns

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Step Out In Style Inaugural Weekend

Obama-inspired picks to suit your fancy

As Inauguration Day draws near, many have been inspired by President-elect Barack Obama’s ascent to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Inauguration Updates: Map, Ticket Info, Wyclef Jean, and More

The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) released information about the ticket and access…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Attorney General Nominee Faces Confirmation Fight

Republicans concerned about Holder's involvement in clemencies, pardon of fugitive

Democrats are bracing for a contentious confirmation hearing on Jan. 15 when Attorney General-nominee Eric…

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Governors Buoyed by Obama’s Speech

State leaders are optimistic that help is on the way

During these tough economic times, states throughout the country are hurting. But after hearing President-elect…

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Obama Issues Warning on Economy

Obama Pushes Congress to Adopt Stimulus Plan

President-elect Barack Obama warned of significant consequences if Congress doesn’t act quickly to boost the…

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