The Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney

KW: A story in the Sacramento Bee about a Black Political Convention listed Cynthia McKinney among 3 African American candidates on the ballot for President this year. It is wonderful when a mainstream media source at least lists our candidate. Hoping that as the campaign progresses, Cynthia McKinney will get more of the coverage she is due as a former Congresswoman, a candidate for a viable third party, and a candidate who is on the ballot in enough states to win in the electoral college.

Not sure we, the Greens, are worthy,
but I love this phrase from the article:

“…the Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney…”

(excerpt from) The Sacramento Bee
Obama co-stars with Sacramento at Black Political Convention
By Stephen Magagnini
Published 12:00 am PDT Sunday, September 21, 2008

The future of Sacramento, the United States and the world was open to debate Saturday at the Sacramento Black Political Convention in North Highlands.

Nearly everything was in play, from jobs to taxes, racism to racial profiling, public schools to charter schools.

About 100 citizens who passed through the daylong forum got a chance to contemplate the merits and demerits of presidential, mayoral and school board candidates.

“It’s a historical election, and we want to help energize people and let them realize they have options,” said co-organizer Faye Kennedy of the Sacramento Congress of African Peoples.

Kennedy noted that for the first time in U.S. history, three African American presidential candidates are on the November ballot: Democrat Barack Obama, the Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney and American Independent Alan Keyes…

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