presidency

Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour announced on Jan. 2 that he’d be running for the presidency of his native country in elections on Feb. 26. Known as Africa’s most famous living singer, N’Dour is hoping that he can turn his popularity into votes. SEE ALSO: Will New Hampshire Have An Impact? Best known among international audiences […]

As we reported last week, Bernice King has declined the presidency of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the historic civil rights organization that her father, Martin Luther King, Jr., helped to form. At the time, Bernice released a statement saying that her decision came “after numerous attempts to connect with the official board leaders […]

After being elected to the position last year, Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has declined the presidency of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. She said in a written statement Friday that her decision came “after numerous attempts to connect with the official board leaders on how to move forward […]

From NationalJournal.com: If the economy produces jobs over the next eight months at the same pace as it did over the past four months, the nation will have created more jobs in 2010 alone than it did over the entire eight years of George W. Bush’s presidency. That comparison comes with many footnotes and asterisks. […]