Just received this piece from one of my Lincoln U Classmates, and thought it would be an interesting read and share piece. It was originally written by Mr. Andrew M. Manis in 2008; but has been re-circulated by the author as a wake up call to his fellow Caucasians. Read, share, respond.
Stay Blessed & ECLECTICALLY BLACK Gloria Dulan-Wilson
"Read what a white reporter wrote in a Georgia newspaper VERY INTERESTING, PLEASE READ TO END. "Without Love There Is No Lif
Recently registered Rep-ugh-blican, Raynard Jackson posted a critical article stating that the Republican Party had abandoned him. And he took umbrage to some of their racist tactics. But, as you will read, he copped out in the end, and his conclusion left a lot to be desired. So I wrote the following response to his statement. You can read his complaint, and see if you agree with my response. His article follows my response:
By Gloria Dulan-Wilson Hey You Guys!!!!! You know, my good friend Jack D. sent these to me, and I tried to send them out to everybody via regular email; but apparently they didn't come through as I had intended.
So I guess this is truly a bloggable moment that could not be denied.
Most of the middle class, as well as those who are economically challenged, have grown up on Sesame Street. We know and love Bert & Ernie; Big Bird and Grover, Oscar the Grouch, The C
After months of speculation, Mitt Romney has finally settled on his Vice President choice, Paul Ryan. Of course many Republican conservatives are elated with this choice, as Ryan represents everything they like: smaller government, tax breaks for the rich, eliminating social programs, and a "dog-eat-dog" capitalism that leaves many poor, hungry and disenfranchised.
Democrats are equally pleased with the pick as Paul Ryan represents an easy target to rail ag
Now that Romney is the defacto nominee for the Republican Party, I have been reflecting on the state of the presidential race as it enters the final stretch. As a political strategist, I understand the necessity to run to the right during the Republican primary and then migrate to the center during the general election.
It is common knowledge that Romney has no intention of focusing on the Black vote during the general election. From a raw po