Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Blog Page 855
by Donna M Owens In 2003, San Francisco voters elected Kamala Harris to be the city's first female District Attorney. Overwhelmingly re-elected to a second term, Harris is now aiming for higher office: California Attorney General in 2010. It's a natural...
After resigning his House seat on Tuesday, Ex-Congressman Eric Massa appears to be suffering from a case of "situational apologia" as he made his way through the gauntlet of cable news programs this week. "Situational apologia" is not really...
President Barack Obama put his money where his mouth is on Thursday, selecting 10 charities to receive the $1.4 million in cash that he received from his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize award. Ever since the President was notified that...
Senator Jim Bunning singlehandedly blocked an extension of federal unemployment benefits for several days before allowing the rest of the Senate to vote Tuesday evening on the stop gap measure aimed at continuing financial assistance to Americans out of...
Senator Sharon Weston Broome has spent her life and career in dedicated service to others and as a proud champion of the communities she represents.  Prior to her election to the Louisiana State Senate in 2004, Senator Weston Broome...
The heated health care debate has created deep divisions within the black community and opened up a question about what constitutes blackness.  Last November during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting, the Rev. Jesse Jackson questioned Alabama Congressman Artur Davis'...
Was it procedural errors, bureaucratic oversight or one man’s crusade mainly for himself but also for his voiceless ancestors and contemporaries?  Opinions vary but history will prove that it’s probably all three. The case of Pigford v. Glickman, which led...
Al Sharpton and Tavis Smiley traded insults on two different radio shows last week in a dispute over comments Sharpton made to the press after attending a White House meeting with other black leaders. What started all of this?...
Marcus Sebastian Mason is Senior Partner at The Madison Group (TMG). He is responsible for managing the firm’s transportation, energy, tax, telecom and homeland security portfolio. In addition he focuses on crisis management, complex integrated campaigns and coalition building....
The View from Navarrow Wright, Co-founder, Global Grind Hey James - let me start by saying I am a true fan of Color of Change and have much respect for everything you've done for the movement. But right now your...