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
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he said, “to report the State of the Union – to improve it is the task of us all.” … Continue reading
Every person 18 years old and older should be encouraged to participate in their RIGHT as a citizen of the United States and VOTE. 2008 Presidential Election Results by State As the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama settled in after getting sworn in, some in the opposition party; Republicans set out a … Continue reading
The Supreme Court of the United States upheld that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, affectionately known as ObamaCare. Despite the highest court of our nation ruling that the Act was constitutional and the law would stand, those in opposition still refuse to accept the facts. Their strategy which is being done in a … Continue reading
The haters are furious this footage has been released. Regardless of your political affiliation, this footage is yet another reason to be a proud american. We thank the Obama campaign for making this footage available.
Why is Everyone Applauding the Unemployment Numbers – when African-American numbers are twice the rate for Whites? Where is the leadership??
8:5: 7.5%: 15.8% National unemployment for December 2011 is down to 8.5%. White unemployment is down to 7.5%. African-American unemployment increased to 15.8% While nobody would argue that legalized slavery ended over 100 years ago, a slogan or saying echoes in the African-American community that other ethnicities dismiss as complaining. Some remember Rev. Joseph Lowery … Continue reading
Compromise or Concession? A perspective by Dr. Wilmer Leon, III
Dr. Leon overheard the Brother on the corner say…….“what ya’ll so angry about, YOU VOTED FOR THESE FOOLS!!!” Check out Dr. Leon’s latest op ed to better understand how people are trying to deal with their decision made last November. The Long Ideological Road to Nowhere By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III On June 1st … Continue reading
Presdient Obama: Black unemployment – a chat with 2 professors, Dr. Boyce Watkins and Dr. Wilmer Leon, III
These two distinguished professors displayed why they are jewels in our community, and why they are “the voice of reason” to the broader community. Black unemployment has been a nagging condition for years, and unfortunately it is becoming an albatross on the neck of President Obama as many have awakened from the “Yes We Can” … Continue reading