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.
In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
A star-studded initiative called “Run 10 Feed 10” is taking a bite out of hunger in America, one mile at a time.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.
New York author Harry Stein has a new book out and the title alone is provocative.
Competitors will climb over a long series of city taxi cabs, crawl over city buses, and climb stairs at Citi Field and Arthur Ashe Stadium — along with traditional challenges.
Race Director Bill Burke says in a statement that the 64-year-old man died in Sunday’s race. A 40-year-old woman was treated on the scene and brought to Roosevelt Hospital.
And just like that, the 43,000 plus runners in the 2010 ING New York City Marathon were off.
CBSNewYork mobile journalist (MoJo) Roxanne Geyer was live in Central Park with updates throughout the entire 2010 ING New York City Marathon.
When 20-year-old Pace University student Danroy “DJ” Henry was gunned down by police, he was legally drunk, according to sources close to the investigation.
Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes challenged legendary NFL running back-turned-MMA fighter Herschel Walker to a 20-yard dash in the WFAN bullpen. Smart idea?
The prolifically ambitious senator’s $23.2 million on hand at last filing made him more flush than some of his Democratic colleagues facing much tougher re-election challenges.
This is a decision that helps the tea party Republican who beat Lazio in the GOP primary.