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The Recession, Historically Black Colleges, and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

 

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BOSSIP: The Hard Knocks of the Recession are Banging on the Doors of Black Colleges

Rueters: Recession Hits Black Colleges Hard

It is scary to imagine the macroeconomic and microeconomic effect of an approximately 10% drop in enrollment of black students at HBCU’s. I will standby to see what the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will do. As my friends and family know so well, I want to go to the Howard University Law School and I am praying that they accept me.  So, Dean McGahee and staff, I want you to know that there is no need to worry about my payments being made on time.  I’ll scrub sidewalks, wash animals or whatever it takes to cover what my private loans can’t.  But I won’t let up in the classroom either.

February 17th, 2009 Posted by | Watching President Obama's first 100 Days | no comments

A Future of Multilateral Policy Implementation

I became interested in Russia’s influence on our foreign policy and their journalistic interpretations of the those Bush-era policies while studying Russian linguistics at Rice University last year. The former Soviet leader has an optimistic take on President Obama’s potential to implement careful and effective policy. Here is an interesting article in the International Herald Tribune by none other than Mikhail Gorbachev:

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January 27th, 2009 Posted by | Watching President Obama's first 100 Days | no comments

….And it is Time to Fly

Air Force One and Colonel Turner

January 22nd, 2009 Posted by | Watching President Obama's first 100 Days | no comments

Pennsylvania Ave?