Donald J. Trump pulls the Hat Trick


Congratulations to Donald J. Trump for garnering the most electoral votes on November 8, 2016.  The feat makes him President-Elect and his inauguration is set for Friday, January 20, 2017.   Trump was able to defeat 19 candidates in the GOP primary, although it must be noted two dropped out before the official campaign started, so … Continue reading

The Vestiges of Racism, while blaming the victim – The Murders during the week of July 4, 2016


 an essay The week of July 4, 2016 started with great fanfare.  Many beamed with pride as the Nation celebrated its independence, although some African-Americans pondered the great Frederick Douglass’ comments admonishing those claiming freedom and independence for all, while at the same time the country was in the height of slavery!   Then, all … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson Day – April 15, 2016


[updated] On April 15, 2016 Major League Baseball will be celebrating Jackie Robinson Day.  The day marks the 69th anniversary that “Jackie” broke into the big leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will be hosting the San Francisco Giants and the game pits two premiere players in today’s game; Clayton Kershaw versus Madison Bumgarner   A … Continue reading

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April 4, 2016 – 48th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination


The nation and the world pauses to remember this day.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated at approximately 6pm, Lorraine Motel, Memphis, TN

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The Black and Brown Students from Emory U tell administration BASTA!!


Statement about Trump Events by Black and Brown Emory University Students  (reprinted with permission) MARCH 24, 2016 We, the Black and Brown students at Emory, stand firmly against the intimidation, lies, and deeply rooted racism that peopleof color continue to face–on our campus, nationwide, and globally. #1969not1836 #BlackBrownAndHere On Monday, March 21st, 2016, students on … Continue reading

Selma 50th Recap – May 7, 2015


Congressman John Lewis Clip May 7, 2015 http://www.c-span.org/video/standalone/?c4530609   President Obama’s Remarks May 7, 2015 http://www.c-span.org/video/standalone/?c4530517   Historic service at Brown Chapel A.M.E. May 8, 2015


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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Selma to Montgomery March – March 21, 1965


Hear full 30 minute speech given by Rev., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at conclusion of Selma march **please note this recording has copyright protection and may not be copied. The clip being used was purchased with a personal license for sharing but not copying.** Hundreds of thousands will be making the annual pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson Day – 67th Anniversary – April 15, 2014


The nation and baseball fans all over the world celebrate the 67th Anniversary that Jackie Robinson made history and broke into Major League Baseball.  We too salute Mrs. Rachel Robinson, Sharon and David Robinson for keeping this important legacy alive.  As Dodger fans were are disappointed the Los Angeles Dodgers will not be celebrating this … Continue reading

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Sirius 128 Urban View formerly The Power – What Does Change Look Like To You???


Originally posted on The Urban Blogg:
Updated ** March 15, 2014 There have been many changes and comments from our original post almost 3 years ago.  The Power is now the Urban View.  One thing is certain, listeners are not happy with the current lineup. ? Whatever BJ Stone and Chris Colbert are engineering may…

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