MLK Memorial Ceremony – 10.16.11 9am EST courtesy of

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

reprinted courtesy of 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 Visit 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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