Wednesday, Aug. 7 marks the 15th anniversary of the 1998 Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. The horrific event linked to terrorist group al-Qaida echoes recent embassy closings enforced due to an intercepted message between senior al-Qaida operatives.
Frederick Harris wrote a piece for the "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" called, antagonistically, "Still waiting for our first black president." The main gripe is Obama does not publicly address racial issues the way he did before he was president. Sure, but he's been busy navigating two wars, Osama bin Laden, a horrible economy and uprisings in the Middle East, among others.