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

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

Rosa Parks makes history again – Historic Statue in Statuary Hall


Affectionately known as “The Mother” of the modern Civil Rights era, Mrs. Rosa Parks now sits in a place reserved for famous public servants.  Her 9 foot statue is on display in the Capitol Rotunda; Statuary Hall.  Her act of courage is historic and even today, some continue to attempt to marginalize or block a … Continue reading

President Obama wins 2nd Term – Where were you on November 6, 2012 at 11:12 PM EST??


Feed from MSNBC – Rachael Maddow commentator – courtesy of cleanituppeople

Dr. Leon provides post election analysis – “A Second Term……Now What?”


The results are in.  They will not be official until the Electors convene on December 17th and prepare their Certificates of Votes, but for all intents and purposes President Barack Obama has won his second term by defeating Mitt Romney 303 electoral votes to 206 and the popular vote 50% to 48%. Now what?  When … Continue reading

Just in time for the Presidential Debate – Samuel Jackson implores Obama supporters to Wake the F*** UP


There has been lots of noise in the media about President Obama’s supporters being very apathetic.  Perhaps, but are those voices merely trying to replicate then Senator Obama’s historic presidential campaign, without acknowledging that today’s environment is different?  This video has received  a lot of attention since it broke mid-week.  The message is obvious and … Continue reading

President Obama takes the debt-ceiling case to the students at Univ. of Maryland – 7.22.11


No doubt, while nobody wants to have more debt than they can pay for……..in a capital system, it is not the end of the world.  As a matter of fact, it really is a non-issue.  Look at historic data of debt-ceiling increasing and you might be surprised.  The very people who are raising cane about … Continue reading

Twitter Town Hall – Tweet Up


For those who may have missed the Twitter Town Hall, here is the video.  Regardless of your political persuasion this shows the White House and President Obama embracing technology that is right before us.  More important, you will notice the audience is not filled with the usual suspects but represents more diversity. courtesy of C-Span … Continue reading

Opening of Dr. King’s monument confirmed 8.28.11


“From the Emancipator (Abraham Lincoln) to the Liberator (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)” is the theme for those participating in the official opening of Dr. King’s memorial on August 28, 2011. A pre-rally will begin at 12 noon at Constitution and 17th Streets. The march will begin at 1:30pm where we will march to the … Continue reading

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