President Obama Announces Plan to Empower African-American Students

  While President Obama’s remarks about “AK-47s are for soldiers” made during his National Urban League speech earlier this week attracted most of the headlines, in my opinion the most substantial part of his speech was the announcement of an African-American Education Office to “help coordinate the efforts of communities and agencies to ensure that African-American youth are prepared for …

New Reports Shows Oklahoma Pleased With President Obama’s Economic Policies

According to recent publish reports America’s “reddest” state of Oklahoma posts its best economic numbers since February 2009.  According to State Treasure Republican Ken Miller “we see improving health in virtually every economic sector measured by revenue collections. The latest report on unemployment also brings good news. With April’s preliminary rate set at 5.6 percent, the report shows that our private sector continues to …

Rev. Al Sharpton: 40 Years of “No Justice, No Peace!”

Enjoyed speaking with Rev. Al Sharpton backstage at the Essence Music Festival.  Among other things, Rev. Sharpton told an excited Essence crowd that President Obama needed their unwavering support and enthusiasm to win in November, that the struggle for full equality was far from over, and continue to pray and stand with the parents of Trayvone Martin who accompanied Rev. Sharpton on stage. No …

Gov. Romney States Will Only Hire Judges That Agrees With Him

“I certainly wouldn’t nominate someone who I knew was going to come out with a decision I violently disagreed with —or vehemently, rather, disagreed with,” Gov. Romney is quoted as saying  in an interview with CBS Thursday. Does Gov. Romney not understand the role of the Supreme Court?  Just to be clear, Supreme Court Justices and other  U.S. judges are …