Why the Selma Jubilee is important and iconic


For all those who remember that “Bloody Sunday” 49 years ago, or for those who weren’t around, or for those who simply are lacking American history, let alone African-American history……this footage from the iconic “Eyes on the Prize” series allows you to catch up and understand why Selma, AL was important.  One other footnote…..for those … Continue reading

Michael Sam Is 1st Openly Gay NFL Draft Prospect


Originally posted on Sports N Stuff…:
     Is the NFL ready? We’re certainly about to find out, as SEC defensive end Michael Sam let the world know who he really is. He hopes his ability is all that matters, and not his sexual orientation. Missouri’s All-American defensive end came out to the entire country…

(** Updated) Jordan Davis gunned down by Michael Dunn


Some claim African-Americans who raise this issue are hyper-obsessed with race…..but the question remains ….WHY IS IT THAT BLACK (YOUNG) MEN ARE CONSISTENTLY KILLED BY WHITES OR THE POLICE?  That is not to decry and minimize the criminal element, but how many innocent cases have we known about?  Further, can you name ANY cases where … 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

50th Anniversary March on Washington – President Obama’s FULL SPEECH & More


FOR COMPLETE PROGRAM ON AUGUST 28, 2013 CLICK HERE  – 5 Hour Program President Obama FULL transcript of message he delivered Remarks by the President at the “Let Freedom Ring” Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington   Lincoln Memorial 3:07 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  To the King family, who have sacrificed … 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

Justice for Trayvon Rallies – 100+ Cities – the scene at Los Angeles


For many,  it was just another Saturday.  Some African-American wish the Trayvon Martin incident would go away.  “The jury has spoken get over it.”  Yes, there is a thing called self-hate!  For some White’s they ask, “when will Blacks get over it???”  “Why are we being punished or made to feel bad because we have … Continue reading

President Obama addresses Press on Race, Trayvon Martin…….”Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago!!!!”


Those who are supportive of President Obama will applaud his comments today about Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial verdict.  Those who do not support him will find his comments troubling, as they will spin or otherwise mischaracterize versus keeping in context of the African-American young male’s ongoing issue of acclimating to our broader … Continue reading

George Zimmerman Trial – The Race Perspective


Why didn’t the prosecution have visible African-American presence as part of their team, particularly in presenting closing arguments? IF YOU DISAGREE WITH THE JURY VERDICT LIKE WE DO, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO READ AND SIGN THE PETITION SO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CAN  EXPLORE OPTIONS Most people knew the George Zimmerman v State of Florida trial, … Continue reading

George Zimmerman Verdict – Dr. Leon Provides His Analysis


by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III   “I talked to old Lem and old Lem said…They got the judges…the lawyers…the jury-rolls. They got the law. They don’t come by ones. They got the sheriffs…the deputies. They don’t come by twos. They got the shotguns…got the rope. We git the justice.  In the end.  And they … Continue reading

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