We’ve entered another political season. A season where yard signs are strewn across highway medians and exit ramps. A season where you’ll find paper blowing in... Read More
“The interesting thing about voting patterns now is in this last election, African-Americans voted at a higher percentage than whites in almost every one of the... Read More
It’s déjà vu all over again. With the 2014 Winter Olympics set to kick off in Sochi, Russia, next February, civil rights advocates are wondering as they did five... Read More
President Obama’s recent commentary on the Zimmerman trial stands, in my mind, as one of the high watermarks of his presidency. For the first time in American... Read More
President Obama used this week’s address to, once again, discuss the housing market and moves he’s advocating to strengthen homeownership for the middle... Read More
Well, this is awkward.
Fresh off the news that Russia gave NSA leaker/fugitive Edward Snowden temporary asylum, Raw Story reports:
“Russian legislation aimed at... Read More
Getting into the weeds on Washington wonkery, I have to say that lately I’ve seen a number of good pieces over at Roll Call’s blog on Congressional... Read More
“To acquiesce means to consent by silence.” –Pastor Michael R. Jordan, New Era Baptist Church, Alabama
Today my Black husband was almost run down in... Read More
October 21, 1978 at Hutzel Hospital, Detroit, MI: where the magnificence of Jenifer Raquel West began. Detroit born and bred, public school educated, west side resident.... Read More
In the Zimmerman Trial yesterday, the defense team noted that if George Zimmerman is, in fact, telling the truth, Trayvon Martin would need three hands.
How did the... Read More