OB'S POLITICAL COMMENTATING
OB is a political analysts, producer, the voice for social injustice, equal rights for women, and immigration.
ABORTION CASE IN CALIFORNIA
The abortion issue is in the headlines once again. Today, March 20th, The Supreme Court is hearing a case in California which had much to do with freedom of speech, as opposed to the procedure itself.
FB IN THE HOT SEAT
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SHOOTING AT MAJORY, STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, FL
Facts: Mass Shootings in the US- There have been 1,624 in 1,870 days. No other developed nation comes close to the rate ofUS gun violence. Americans own an estimated 265 million guns, more than one gun for every adult.
OB MODERATING A WOMEN'S PANEL DURING WOMEN HISTORY MONTH
On March 10th was the 5th annual Womenwerk conference at NYU, of which OB had the honor of moderating the second panel discussion. The theme this year- Reset: Bounce Back from setbacks. The amazing women panel were:
Jihan Thompson, Founder of Swivel Beauty
Mai Elka, Founder of AfroLatino Festival
Cherae Robinson, Founder of TasteMakers Africa
Christmas Hutchinson, PwC Consultant
CENSUS TO ADD CONTROVERSIAL CITIZENSHIP QUESTION
The Citizenship question is back on the list for the 2020 US Census Bureau. Minorities and underserved communities will be highly affected if the count is inaccurate. The state of California is taking the lead in challenging adding the controversial citizenship question.
SIBLING CAREGIVERS- A BOOK BY OB NWAOGBE
My first book, "Sibling Caregivers; how to have a life, be encouraged, and live stress free,' will be out next month (May, 2018). It took a lot of courage to do write this one. But after 5yrs of putting the book on hold, and with all the questions I get form people about how I do it, It's only right that this gets done.
A FIVE YEAR SENTENCE FOR VOTING WHILE ON PROBATION
A judge sentenced a Rendon woman to five years in prison for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election while she was on supervised release from a 2011 fraud conviction.
NET NEUTRALITY RULES GONE👊🏾.. ALMOST
Via @theverge Parts of the change are set to go into effect on April 23rd, however the bulk of the order — which reverses the tough net neutrality rules put into place in 2015 — still doesn’t have a date for when it’ll be official. That’s because the rules modify data collection requirements and therefore have to be approved by the Office of Management and Budget. Once that happens, the FCC will publish another document in the Federal Register announcing when net neutrality protections are actually done for. —
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GIVES NONPROFIT $458 MILLION
Trump insists that the way to stop separation of families at the boarder is for congress to act. But first, let’s talk about the non-profit organization housing the kids.