“I’ve eaten at many a fish fry held by my ‘brothers’ and ‘sisters,’ ‘aunts’ and ‘uncles’ in that community; I’ve celebrated birthdays, births, marriages, graduations, Christmas, Thanksgiving, July 4, etc., with many members of the African-American community,” Shipman wrote in an email to The News & Observer. … [Read more...] about White NC candidate: ‘I’m a member of the African-American community’
Anchors from the harbour talk to sees all colors
“Now we actually appreciate the old,” he said. “We’re going to invest $5 million to improve our historic buildings on the East Side. And the commercial corridors that make up the East Side that are the arteries of the East Side, they have beautiful old stores. They have great potential, but we have to develop those streetscapes and those main streets and those storefronts, and we’re going to invest $10 million in doing that in the East Side.” … [Read more...] about $4M to Broadway Market, $6.6M for MLK Park part of Cuomo’s $50M for the East Side
"And a hybrid orchid is difficult to make - it takes at least five years. This is why it has become something rare and unique. There is just a lot of value in the process." (Reporting by Dewey Sim Editing by John Geddie and Clarence Fernandez) … [Read more...] about ‘Orchid diplomacy’ produces flowers named for notable heads of state, royals
Though party leaders have discouraged impeachment talk, dozens of House Democrats have voted in favor of two impeachment resolutions by Rep. Al Green (D-Texas). The resolutions cite Trump’s attempt to ban travelers from majority Muslim countries and his praise of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, among other things. … [Read more...] about What Will House Republicans Do If Trump Pardons Himself? We Asked Them.
EU political director Helga Schmid (CL) seats next to Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi (R) at the opening of nuclear talks between Iran and Members of the P5+1 group on March 5, 2015 in Montreux. The so-called P5+1 group of Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany is trying to strike an accord that would prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear bomb. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Pompeo slams Kerry for ‘inappropriate’ meetings with Iran officials