Obamawatch 2008! Continues I placed this one in the category of Musings from the Classroom because inherently, my inspiration for this one came from me standing around after class and surrounding myself in the company of more of my enlightened colleagues As the Baptists conventions of this country meet here in Atlanta, some of the […]Read more "Why Are Blacks Identifying with a White Woman for the Presidency?"
Don’t get me wrong, I like Sen. Barack Obama, and we all know that I endorse his candidacy, but Dr. Leslie Callahan did mention that her issue is that there is no woman of color who is poised in the political arena to move through the ranks of our representative government. That being said, I […]Read more "Toni Morrison’s endorsing Barack Obama"
An Obamawatch 2008! exclusive article. This is an article that I received via email concerning the media’s perpetual fascination with Sen. Barack Obama and his pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ, Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. I think it does stand to reason that any article published in a newspaper of a major […]Read more "Good Press for Obama’s pastor?"
We are now on Obamawatch 2008! I vowed that after the South Carolina primaries, and the presumable win of Sen. Obama that I would then put the Uppity Negro Network on Obamawatch and make a concerted effort to pay closer attention to the political pundits since I can now avail myself of the cable news […]Read more "Obamawatch 2008!"
This post is intended to merely announce (and in a weird way) celebrate my return back to the grind of school life. As I drove the nearly 11 hours back to Atlanta during the middle of the night at the end of Martin Luther King Day, I heard a particular news report that said that […]Read more "Back on the Grind"
Just let me know if you like how the new blog is set up. JLLRead more "New Blog Skin"
I was mentioning to my mother just the other day that the African American voting bloc was looking for one good excuse to vote for Barack Obama and the Iowa caucuses gave them that excuse. Black people in this country were sick and tired of the “symbolic” candidate much in the form of Rev. Al […]Read more "A Generation Gap: an Excuse to vote for Obama"