Pastor Jamal Bryant May Have Dropped Congressional Bid Due to His Past Indiscretions
Prominent Baltimore pastor Jamal Bryant has ended his congressional bid, a little over a week after declaring he would run for the House seat held by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.).
Bryant did not make clear in his Sept. 14 announcement whether he would stay in the race should Cummings run for reelection. Instead, he said he believed the congressman would run for Senate. In ending his bid, Bryant said he now thinks Cummings will stay in the House rather than compete for the seat held by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D).
Pastor Jamal Bryant’s Church Members Convince Him to “Stay in His Lane” and Not Run for Congress
Well, we are happy that Pastor Bryant is not running for office. He’s an excellent preacher and we always that he’s been doing very well as just that. We know he has a passion for justice due to he presence in the news during recent racist protests and injustices in the news against blacks, but we are glad he is “staying in his lane!”
Saying that his church is his first priority, the Rev. Jamal H. Bryant said Tuesday that he is bowing out of a campaign for Congress he launched just ten days ago.
Should Pastor Jamal Bryant Stay Out of the Political Arena?
Well, we knew this would happen– Pastor Jamal H. Bryant, an influential pastor of a Baltimore mega-church, announced Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 he is running for the U.S. House seat held by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Did this come by surprise? Absolutely NOT! It certainly seems like the Civil Race War in America is responsible for the sudden “political promotion” of Jamal Bryant. While many are rejoicing of his potential success in the political world, some are not so happy…
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Pastor Jamal Bryant Announces Bid for Congress in Baltimore
Arguing that Baltimore needs new leadership in Washington, the Rev. Jamal H. Bryant announced Monday that he is running for the House of Representatives seat currently held by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings.
Bryant, the dynamic 44-year-old pastor of the Empowerment Temple in Northwest Baltimore, told several dozen supporters that the city’s schools were falling short, that the middle class is shrinking, that crime is high and that, in too many instances, the police are “out of control.”
Obama Administration Linked to Ashley Madison List Through Personnel Emails Addresses
Hundreds of email addresses from the Obama White House and key federal agencies appear to have been uncovered in a leaked list of clients who use Ashley Madison, the website that encourages people to sign up for a chance to cheat on their spouse.
Hackers broke into the cheating website, and late Tuesday, Wired.com reported that information on 32 million users was posted on a “dark” website used by well-known hackers. The data includes much of the personal information of the alleged users, and one link made available breaks the data down into how many clients come from various government websites.
Has President Obama Failed Black People, Says Jesse Jackson
President Barack Obama hasn’t leveraged the full force of federal agencies to target systemic and historical inequities that keep blacks in the U.S. behind whites in employment, opportunity and wealth, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said.
The veteran civil rights activist criticized the president this week amid a nationwide campaign to inspire a sense of empowerment among African-Americans and accountability in government and corporations toward disadvantaged populations.
Jackson, who fought poverty and racism alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, launched the campaign this year amid ongoing strife over police shootings in communities of color and economic inequalities.
Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam sentenced to Death War Crimes
A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Muammar Gaddafi’s most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death for war crimes including killings of protesters during the 2011 revolution that ended his father’s rule.
The former Gaddafi regime officials sentenced to die by firing squad included former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi and ex-prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, Sadiq al-Sur, chief investigator at the Tripoli state prosecutor’s office, told a televised news conference in Tripoli.
Macy’s Stores Drop Donald Trump Over Racist Mexican Comments
On Wednesday morning, Macy’s announced it would cut ties with Donald Trump following remarks made about Mexicans in his presidential campaign announcement speech. Macy’s will begin to “phase-out” Trump’s collection of menswear immediately and will “discontinue [their] relationship with Mr. Trump” entirely. Macy’s has sold the collection since 2004.
“Macy’s is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion. We have no tolerance for discrimnation in any form…We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico. We do not believe the disparaging characterizations portray an accurate picture of many Mexicans, Mexican Americans and Latinos who have made so many valuable contributions to the success of our nation,” Macy’s said in a statement.