If June wasn't already an event-laden month, June 26th may well have been the zenith of a period that many felt would either make or break the New York Political realm for all times.
Of course,there were many of us who predicted that there was nothing to worry about - that the candidates who were stacked against the incumbents didn't have a snowball's chance in hell of unseating them. And we were absolutely right:
Just in case you didn't get the memo; just in case you haven't been keeping up with what time it is, I am going to take the opportunity to say WAKE UP BROOKLYN - Your lives are on the line - Literally.
Perhaps the most pivotal date, prior to the actual general election, will take place on Tuesday, June 26, which is the day we vote for our new congressman - either Charles Barron or Hakeem Jeffries; and re-elect our congresswoman Yvette Diane Clarke.
Solidarity statement presented by Obasi Camera, Outreach Coordinator of the Ujima People's Progress Party organizing committee, to the founding convention of the New York Freedom Party on February 12, 2010 in Brooklyn, New York. The New York Freedom Party is the first independent African-led electoral party to be formed in the State of New York.
Brothers, Sisters and Comrades in the Struggle for Social Justice and Human
Last year I wrote a column about how President Obama totally disrespected Black America (during Black History Month of all times) and there was no outcry from within our community. You can read that column at: