Archive for the ‘Voting’ Category
Five Myths about Voting Third Party, Debunked
September 22, 2016 · 0 Comments
Recently I got to share some brief words with Complex.com on why third party voting isn’t what you’ve been told. […]
Can you breathe?
December 3, 2014 · 3 Comments
Can you breathe? Reflections on Non-Indictments, Activism and Black Life There isn’t enough ink to express our pain. Day after […]
Are you tired of election season like me?
September 13, 2012 · 0 Comments
It usually sets in much later, but my election fatigue has set in already. It’s that feeling that you have […]
A Primer on Obama’s African American Education Commission
August 22, 2012 · 0 Comments
On Thursday July 26, 2012 President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order creating the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for […]
Sixty four schools will likely close in Philadelphia. New York is aiming at closing forty seven schools this year, down from […]
Living in the Moment: Texts, Tweets, and Statuses
November 5, 2008 · 8 Comments
Beneath, are some of my favorite texts, tweets, and statuses that my folks shared with me yesterday (most original, some are not).
“Kunta Kinte shirt? Check! Obama button? Check! Public Enemy’s “Brothas gonna work it out” banging in the ipod? Check! Time to hit the line! YEEEEEAAAAHHH DADDY!!”
“Have we seen the promised land?”
“He looks like me.”
“We did it!! I was moved to tears… it happened in MY lifetime… and though I don’t agree with all his policy, I do see the bigger picture…”
“Change is here! We are the ones we have been waiting for!”
Why I’m not voting for Barack
November 3, 2008 · 15 Comments
Do I support Barack Obama? Yes. Have I donated to the campaign of Barack Obama? Yes. Have I canvassed for Barack Obama? Yes. Will I be voting for Barack Obama? No. Yes, you read that correctly. I am not voting for Barack Obama for the office of President of the United States. On November 4th, I’m voting with my political ideals, feasibilities, and hopes. Find out why I’m voting for McKinney and Clemente (click the full post link).
Burning the candle…
October 23, 2008 · 0 Comments
I’ve been burning the candles at both ends, but let this video motivate you to give even more!!!
Okay, I’m getting really sick of reading political commentary by rappers talking about the world ending. Not that I don’t […]