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2012-08-22 06:23:41

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With many citing the economy as the most important issue for the 2012 presidential election, Loop21.com, a leading digital source of emergent Black culture, and a coalition of top black civic, entertainment and media organizations, conducted The State of the Black Economy (SOBE) survey, a study of African American public opinion on the issue. The study, conducted from July 9(th) to July 27(th), tapped into a panel of more than 5,000 regular African...

2012-08-14 10:23:59

Success Fuels Nationwide Expansion This Weekend LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Schindler's List producer Gerald R. Molen's latest film, 2016: Obama's America, scored a major triumph at the box office this past weekend with a whopping $5,202 per screen average, making it the #10 film in the county on a per screen average basis. Making its debut in New York city, the film drew protests outside the theater including a man who carried a sign that read: "This is the...

2012-07-27 14:20:41

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today a U.S. District Court in Colorado issued a preliminary injunction requested by the Newland family, owners of Hercules Industries, in its lawsuit against the Obama administration's abortaficient and contraceptive mandate. The Alliance Defending Freedom is representing the family in Newland v. Sebelius. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the injunction, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made...

2012-06-28 06:27:51

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer warned that Americans will continue to suffer from a depressed economy "weighed down by Barack Obama's mandatory healthcare Ponzi scheme, that was deceptively sold to the American people. At the end of the day, the healthcare law orders a new and punishing tax on all Americans -- something Barack Obama denied when he was trying to get the law passed." Bauer, the chairman of Campaign for...

2012-06-18 02:22:46

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Iranian-American Cultural Association of Missouri: More than 30 Iranian-American communities, associations, organizations and professional entities representing and encompassing tens of thousands of naturalized Iranian-American citizens from across the United States lent their support to the bipartisan letter signed by 44 US Senators, spearheaded by Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Roy...

2012-06-15 14:20:22

PHILADELPHIA, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Reverend Luis Cortes, Jr., President of Esperanza, commends President Obama for his announcement to stop deportation of undocumented children and young people under the age of 30 who meet certain eligibility criteria and are in school, graduated, or U.S. veterans. This move is an important step in the right direction toward comprehensive immigration reform, and will have an immediate impact on almost a million eligible...

2012-06-15 10:22:37

BALTIMORE, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) applauds the Obama Administration for announcing it will halt deportations and grant work permits to undocumented immigrant youth who have no criminal record and meet certain criteria such as military service or educational achievement. "Since 2010 we've been calling on the Administration to stop deporting young people who are contributing so much to our communities," said LIRS President and...

2012-06-11 10:23:33

NEW YORK, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House will be the scene of an unprecedented collaboration between Steel Media, the White House Business Council and Business Forward on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Steel Media's CEO, Richard Steel, in response to an invitation from the White House, travels to Washington on Thursday to answer President Obama's call for an interactive dialogue to "create an American economy that's built to last." The invitation came as a result of a preliminary...

2012-05-30 10:23:20

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Cleo Manago, CEO and founder of the Black Men's Xchange, (www.bmxnational.org/), a community-based movement for same gender loving (SGL), gay-identifying and bisexual African-descended males. For the last few weeks since President Obama became the first sitting president to endorse same-sex marriage, pundits have been obsessed with what this support will mean for this year's election. Specifically, will...

2012-05-24 19:13:32

Author Brian Spisak of VU University Amsterdam also used altered images of Barack Obama and John McCain to show that the older-looking version of each candidate was preferred in a war scenario. Spisak suggests that these results may indicate an inherent advantage for older candidates running for office during wartime. "I highlight an evolutionarily consistent pattern of increasing age, increasing status, and the use of dominance tactics to maintain this age-based hierarchy, and I show...