Rep. Cummings Response To Republican Continuing Resolution – Source: Black Politics On the Web

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today issued a statement following the passage of H.R. 1, the Fiscal Year Continuing Appropriations Act for FY 2011 created by Republicans:

“Unacceptable,” said Cummings. (Read more)

Wake County Events February 21 – 26

Here are the events for the week:
Monday, February 21
5 pm, the N.C. State College of Education hosts Judge Howard Manning, speaking on the Leandro Case in North Carolina; McKimmon Center, Western Blvd, Room 1-D.  The Leandro case, presided over by Judge Manning, was brought by low wealth counties in 1994, challenging the way the state financed education.

Wednesday, February 23

9:30 am, BoE Policy Committee, Debra Goldman chair, Board Conference Room, 3600 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh.

Thursday, February 24

6 pm, Superintendent Tony Tata addresses Northern Wake Democrats, Nantucket Grill, 1125 Falls River Avenue, Raleigh; RSVP
6:30 pm,  "
With All Deliberate Speed," a film about Brown vs. Board of Education, the case that signaled the end of racial segregation in public schools, will be shown at the Galaxy Cinema, 770 Cary Towne Blvd., Cary, as part of the Great Schools in Wake film series.  Admission is $5.
Saturday, February 26

10 am to noon, "What is a Title I School? How Does Title I Help Student Achievement?" a seminar sponsored by the Coalition of Concerned Citizens for African American Children, will be held at Martin Street Baptist Church, 1001 Martin St., Raleigh (in the Johnson Building, State Street entrance).  Please register at or call (919) 231-9057 for additional information.  The scheduled speaker is Ms. Willie Webb, Director of Title I services in Wake County public schools.