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

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

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014 Holiday – The Original Proclamation


Google pays respect by honoring Dr. King’s 2014 holiday with its “Doodle” This year marks the 28th year our nation and the world recognizes the birthday of the Rev., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Do not ever mistake your voice in a legitimate democracy, as by no means was then President Ronald Reagan a fan … Continue reading

1963 March on Washington – 50th Anniversary


This is an updated post from last year’s activities. If you are one of the hundred of thousands who will be in D.C. for the 50th Anniversary of the iconic March on Washington and didn’t attend the ’63 march…..for whatever reason, BUT want a glimpse or feel of how the march was organized as well … Continue reading

George Zimmerman trial recap, ending June 13, 2013 – All awaiting Jury’s response


For those who support George Zimmerman, their claim is simple; the Prosecution has not proven their case, or they strongly believe Trayvon Martin was another African-American thug looking for trouble causing George Zimmerman to shoot him in self-defense.  Their contention is jurors should have concluded to case hours ago!   For those who support Trayvon … Continue reading

Trayvon Martin – George Zimmerman Trial – Weekly Recap ending Jun 28th


Attorney Don West for Defense grilling Rachel Jeantel, who was on the telephone with Trayvon during the fatal confrontation [Sanford, FL]  Well, the  witness testimony for the George Zimmerman trial has concluded for the week ending June 28, 2013. For those who think the trial is not about race, keep reading.  As a person who … Continue reading

42 A Huge Hit – M.L.B. Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day April 15, 2013


If you haven’t seen the movie 42, put it on your “urgent” TO DO list as the movie is a must see!    Major League Baseball and people all over the world prepare to take part of Jackie Robinson Day.  The special day has been designated throughout the years on April 15, 2013.  Like so … Continue reading

42 – The Remarkable story of Jackie Robinson


  Just in time for the 2013 baseball season to start, on April 9 the story of an American icon, Jackie Robinson will be shown in theaters across the nation.  Aptly titled “42” the film has received positive previews and is sure to be a hit for baseball fans, for those who enjoy history and … Continue reading

Only 13% Black Churches Supported Rev. Martin Luther King during Civil Rights Movement


(Postscript updated January 2016…..for those who may find this fact or number unbelievable I would suggest you contact Dr. Day like I did. Further, I personally spoke to Rev. Wright TWICE about this issue to confirm I was not dreaming! Still I understand some will remain in denial or dismiss Dr. Day’s work and/or otherwise … Continue reading

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