“If they build the first story, blow it up. If they sneak back at night and build three stories, burn it down. And if they get nine stories built, it’s yours. Take it over, and maybe we’ll let them in on
I have been watching the Democratic National Convention for the re-election of President Obama, and I find it much like the one in 2008. People are high on “words of promise”, tears are flowing, and there appears to be much belief in a “man”...AGAIN - that he will give everyone a fair chance at success and at the American Dream (not necessarily in those words, but something very much to that effect).
So far the First Lady, Michele Obama, hit the ball o
Fannie Lou Hamer (pronounced hay-mer) was one of the unsung pillars of the civil rights movement in the U.S. She was a phenomenal woman—a woman of great determination and great purpose. She was not one to hold back her feelings, especially when fighting for equality.
In 1964 she was elected Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP). Their stated purpose was to challenge Mississippi’s all-white delegation to the Democratic National Conventio
In 2006, the Sierra Leone People’s Democratic League (PDL) announced its intention to participate in the 2007 national elections forParliament and the Presidency but rescinded decision because the whole process
was a farce and well-wrapped fraud. The results thereinafter the exercise
vindicated the PDL. Whether the present political dispensation in Freetown
reflects the democratic freedoms and aspiration