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Keith Ellison will miss inauguration

It isn’t surprising that the AP is reporting that Keith Ellison will miss Friday’s inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump. That’s as surprising as reports that Donald Trump is rich. What makes this information newsworthy, in my opinion, is Rep. Ellison’s statement on why he isn’t attending. The AP quotes him as saying “I will not […]

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Martin Luther King wouldn’t approve of Donald Trump or John Lewis

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday signed into law by Ronald Reagan on November 2, 1983. In remarks made during the signing ceremony in the Rose Garden, Reagan acknowledged Dr. King’s contributions as he peacefully, but…

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About that Trump-Lewis feud

This Washington Post article didn’t highlight what’s actually happening. Abby Phillip’s article starts by saying “A public feud between Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) seemed to jettison any lingering hopes that the inauguration would temporarily ease partisanship in Washington and instead threatened to widen the rift between the two parties.” What’s actually happening […]

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Legitimate civil rights leaders

When it comes to the networks or the NY Times naming civil rights leaders, they’ll frequently name Jesse Jackson, Jr., Al Sharpton or, occasionally, John Lewis. It’s time to name a new set of civil rights leaders. If I were king-for-a-day, I’d start the list with Alton Sterling’s family. I’d start with Quinyetta McMillon, the […]

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Obama’s non-content-of-character March to non-Washington poverty equality

Civil rights hero and long-time Democrat elected to represent the City of Atlanta in the U.S. House, Rep. John Lewis says he is “still” Marching on Washington, 50 years later. On Wednesday’s 50th anniversary, the first African-American President of the United States will commemorate the historic event with remarks from the same spot at the Lincoln Memorial where black baptist Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered | Read More » . . . → Read More: Obama’s non-content-of-character March to non-Washington poverty equality . . . → Read More: Obama’s non-content-of-character March to non-Washington poverty equality

Diverse South no longer DOJ’s Jim Crow under Voting Rights Act

Contrary to intentionally vague reports from the mainstream media that the Supreme Court today, in Shelby County (AL) v Holder, struck down an “essential” provision at the “heart” of the 1965 Voting Rights Act today, it remains illegal for states and localities to deny anyone equal access to the polls based upon race. Actually, in its 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court only struck down the pre-clearance section | Read More » . . . → Read More: Diverse South no longer DOJ’s Jim Crow under Voting Rights Act . . . → Read More: Diverse South no longer DOJ’s Jim Crow under Voting Rights Act

Will John Lewis accuse Obama of “comin’ for our children”?

USDA cuts assistance to 600,000 women and children while increasing subsidies for wineries and alcoholic beverage distilleries. Back in 1995 when the first Republican House majority in 40 years proposed welfare reform and a smaller increase in the federal school lunch program than had been appropriated in the previous fiscal year, civil rights icon and Democratic representative of the city of Atlanta in Congress, John | Read More » . . . → Read More: Will John Lewis accuse Obama of “comin’ for our children”? . . . → Read More: Will John Lewis accuse Obama of “comin’ for our children”?