HBCU Politics™ Dozen Links 4/29 – 5/3


Did you miss HBCU Politics™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure.

Government Departments

3D-printed faces derived from DNA found in discarded gum and hair l Smithsonian

Rural Alaska villages reduce their dependence on oil & save money on #energy costs l DoEnergy

Begich announces bill to keep Social Security solvent by lifting income cap l Floor Action

Check out this story about NASA’s recent Phonesat “smartphones-in-space” mission!

Meeting: #broadband aboard aircraft, #spectrum for commercial space launch operators, #text-to-911 l FCC

Special agent makes landfills safer for hawks l US Fish & Wildlife

Diaspora Politicians

Rep. Keith Ellison (MN) shared a link on sequester furloughs impacting Minnesota.

Rep. E.B. Johnson (TX) shared a picture of the Union Station to Oak Cliff streetcar groundbreaking in Dallas.

Rep. Barbara Lee (CA) shared a link about Oakland being ranked #1 most exciting city in America.

President Kenyatta (Kenya) shared a picture from the IGAD which convened to discuss Somalia & a stronger IGAD

Rep. Marcia Fudge shared a picture about the sequester’s impact on food for seniors, Head Start, & rental assistance

Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY) shared a link on immigration reform’s impact on African Diaspora citizens to the U.S.

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Politics™ Dozen. Sharing important government articles & politicians’ thoughts.


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