Tag Archives: politics

  • Presidential Candidates Stymied by Black Lives Matter Movement

    Aug 2, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via LA Time) – Democrats have never been more confident that their chances of hanging onto the White House hinge on black voters, who helped tip key states toward President Obama — but they have never been less confident, it seems, about how to talk to them.. The Black Lives Matter campaign is seeing to […]

  • POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Mayors Say Ferguson Could Also Happen in Their Cities

    Jul 29, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The leaders of America’s cities have serious concerns about race relations, minority communities and policing issues as the nation approaches the one-year anniversary of last year’s unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a POLITICO Magazine survey finds. And urban public schools—widely identified by experts as the key to improvement of neighborhood conditions, racial equity and social mobility—won’t […]

  • America: A Nation Under Sin or Love?

    Jul 4, 15 by Dana L. Stringer 4 Comments

    *After a full week of wading through a plethora of online tirades by opponents of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on marriage equality, I am not only reminded of how challenging it is to change the laws of the land, I am  also reminded of how difficult it is to change the hearts and minds […]

  • Argument Over Presidential Politics Lands Woman in Prison for Murder

    Jun 16, 15 by Brainuser1 2 Comments

    *Bipolar disorder is the claim one woman is making for the brutal murder of a friend, with whom she was having a heated argument over presidential politics. But it wasn’t enough to save her from standing trial, and subsequently getting sentenced to prison for 23 years. Detroit resident Tewana Sullivan had a blood-alcohol level of 0.41 […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Discussing Race with White People

    May 12, 15 by riversteff 1 Comment

    *I was sitting in a hotel van on the way to the airport when two white people were discussing what had become known in the national news as #Baltimore Burning. The woman said, in essence, looters who steal from and destroy their own neighborhoods were criminals whose behaviors prove police are justified to use deadly […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Nice try Rand Paul, But it won’t Work

    Apr 9, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Freshly minted 2016 GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul has a few good things going for him. He has talked back to the war hawks. He wants to radically rein in out of control intelligence spying. He wants to chip away at the draconian drug laws that still incarcerate mostly minorities for long stretches for petty […]