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President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Speech – Full Text

President Obama’s State of the Union address as prepared for delivery on Jan. 20, 2015: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; … Continue reading

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US Senators By HBCU State Directory – 114th Congress

BREAKDOWN: 46 Senators 19 Democrats & 27 Republicans 5 states are split Republican/Democrat 11 states are all Republican 7 states are all Democrats ALABAMA Jeff Sessions  (Republican) Class II 326 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510 Phone: (202) 224-4124 Contact: http://www.sessions.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=ConstituentServices.ContactMe Richard Shelby (Republican) Class III 304 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510 Phone: (202) … Continue reading

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HBCU Politics™ Political Book Feature – Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s

In the mid 1930s, North America’s Great Plains faced one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in world history. Donald Worster’s classic chronicle of the devastating years between 1929 and 1939 tells the story of the Dust Bowl in ecological as well as human terms. Now, twenty-five years after his book helped to define the … Continue reading