Frederick Douglass speaks on the 4th of July

One of our greatest Americans, Frederick Douglass spoke at a 4th of July picnic on human rights

Black Agenda Report: Obama’s reasoning is the same as Bush’s

Published on Black Agenda Report (http://www.blackagendareport.com) Obama’s Af-Pak is as Whack as Bush’s Iraq By Glen Ford Created 12/02/2009 – 02:57 by BAR executive editor Glen Ford President Obama has reached a watershed in his presidency: he has devolved to the intellectual level of George Bush, while retaining his world class powers of speech. History […]

Obama: Are children natural learners? Or, must they be forced to pay attention?

KW: Jerry Mintz is the Director of the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO), based in Roslyn Heights, Long Island, New York. AERO has many functions, including being a national gathering place for information about co-operative schooling, alternative schools, democratic schools and homeschooling. Jerry wrote a Letter to the Editor about Obama’s school speech and sent […]

Random thoughts on Obama’s school speech

The full text of the speech, as released by the White House previously, is: here. Kimberly writes: In my house, we are just not amused by status quo politicians. So, I tried not have a lot of hot feelings either way about Obama making a speech for school children, or the right wing response to […]

President Obama’s speech last night

KW: On Tuesday, February 24th, President Obama gave a speech (which was not, technically, a “State of the Union” speech.) Ian and I could not bear to listen. Though, from the searches on our blog, I see some of our audience are interested. I will try to find more commentary around the web. But, for […]

Barack Obama sworn in…

Barack Obama was sworn in by John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Both the justice and Barack Obama used his whole middle name, “Barack Hussein Obama.” I am glad for that. It was rumored he might shorten it to “H” because of the controversy of his middle name being […]

McKinney National Hip Hop Political Convention speech

Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve connected with you.  I’ve been so busy doing things, meeting people, taking our message into every nook and cranny of this country!  And thanks to the members of the Green Party for officially giving me the authority to do so!!!!  What a political party that would nominate Rosa […]

Cynthia McKinney helps re-define the goal

I am so inspired by just having watched Rosa Clemente and Cynthia McKinney on C-Span giving their acceptance speeches for the Green Party nomination. I truly believe that this broadcast will be a big boost to the Green Party. Both women and both speeches were wise, profound, and motivating. New Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate Rosa […]

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