MLK Memorial Ceremony – 10.16.11 9am EST


http://www.c-spanvideo.org/videoLibrary/assets/swf/CSPANPlayer.swf?pid=302020-1 courtesy of Cspan.org

Emerge is back – thanks to George Curry. Perspective on MLK Memorial


reprinted courtesy of newemergemagazine.com and George Curry Neither 9/11 Nor Efforts to Marginalize Dr. King Could Keep him off of the National Mall “of all the African-American athletes, entertainers and other high-profile folk…..only 2 have stepped up as part of the million dollar donor roll” – George Curry as reported on Dr. Leon’s “Inside the … Continue reading

Harry Belafonte provides solid perspective about his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


courtesy of Politics Nation hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton 10.14.11 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640 Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth – A Civil Rights Icon


Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth (March 18, 1922 – October 5, 2011) R.I.P. The above shot is from then Senator Obama, assisting Rev. Shuttlesworth across the Edmond Pettus Bridge [Selma, AL], during the annual “Bloody Sunday” commemoration.  Picture taken March 4, 2007.  Courtesy of Life Magazine. ____________________ Would there have been a civil rights movement if not … Continue reading

Dr. Wilmer Leon, President Obama, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the CBC and the charge!!


Dr. Leon provides a perspective that very few academics have the courage to offer.  Although I do not totally agree with his premise, particularly the notion Maxine Waters and the CBC are on point, I respect the notion the President, like you or me is deserving of criticism when warranted.  That does not mean your … Continue reading

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