Throughout our Nation’s history, African-American music has expressed the pain and suffering brought on by injustice as well as the faith and joy of the resilient American spirit. Sam Cooke’s triumphant “A Change Is Gonna Come” gave wind to the sails of millions of African Americans in their righteous fight for equality during the Civil Rights Movement. The divine voice of Mahalia Jackson, the “Queen of Gospel,” helped heal our grieving Nation in the days following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania governors were unprepared and made a policy decision that greatly harmed our seniors. Are the governors apologetic? Not in the least. Instead, they doubled down on their misguided instructions without coherent explanation. These governors will not admit any fault for their decisions and policies that harmed our most vulnerable.
Saying people need to “stop rationalizing and excusing criminal activity,” members of the Project 21 black leadership network condemned the politically motivated riots that have erupted across America, and applaud the possibility of Antifa being designated a domestic terrorist organization.
Project 21 was founded 28 years ago in the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
With our nation mired in violence, the official Twitter account of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee heralded rioting as “an integral part of this country’s march towards progress,” in a now-deleted May 30 tweet.
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts slammed the “reckless” tweet in a June 1 interview on WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall radio program.
Before going further on this exciting day for all America in space, I want to say a few words about the situation in Minnesota. The death of George Floyd on the streets of Minneapolis was a grave tragedy. It should never have happened. It has filled Americans all over the country with horror, anger, and grief.
Yesterday, I spoke to George’s family and expressed the sorrow of our entire nation for their loss. I stand before you as a friend and ally to every American seeking justice and peace…
Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA 8), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA 10) and Gerald Connolly (D-VA 11) are co-sponsors of the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51), which seeks to admit the District of Columbia as the 51st state. Representatives Beyer, Wexton and Connolly are wrong to support this legislation because it is barred by the unique status the District of Columbia has under the U.S. Constitution, and because Congress has no authority to amend or nullify language in the U.S. Constitution by statute…
As businesses look to implement new health safety requirements and begin to recover tremendous losses from the past months, this ordinance will ease their burden so they can focus on getting their employees back to work and keeping their customers safe…
When elementary and secondary schools began closing in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, most parents assumed they would reopen in a matter of weeks.
Instead, schools across the country have remained closed and will likely remain closed…
Since the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War, Americans have answered the call to duty and given their lives in service to our Nation and its sacred founding ideals. As we pay tribute to the lives and legacies of these patriots on Memorial Day, we also remember that they sacrificed to create a better, more peaceful future.
If there is one thing that is clear from the last few years in Virginia politics, it is that the Commonwealth desperately needs a law to permit recall elections. With his incompetence, radicalism, and scandal, Virginia’s Democrat governor has thoroughly embarrassed what was once a well-run state.
Today on Facebook, Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) shared the following good news:
“On Thursday, The Board will consider an Emergency Ordinance proposal that would permit restaurants and exercise facilities to open outdoors pursuant to Phase One Guidelines.
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts is hailing Republican Sang Yi’s decisive election to another term on the Fairfax City Council.
“Congratulations to Sang Yi on a stunning victory,” Knotts said Tuesday night. “More votes were cast for Republican Sang Yi than for any other candidate on the ballot in the City of Fairfax.”