Jon Ossoff’s appeal to young Black voters: ‘This is your Bloody Sunday’

The Summer of 2020 will go down in history for young Black voters as the Bloody Sunday of their generation, predicts Jon Ossoff, the Democratic nominee in a race for U.S. Senate. But the moment becomes defining, historically, only if voters exercise their power at the polls and kick Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler […]

Jon Ossoff’s message connects to Black voters

One of the most iconic places and pivotal moments in the fight for civil rights is the backdrop for Jon Ossoff’s newest campaign ad called, “Selma.” Ossoff, the Democratic nominee facing Republican incumbent David Perdue in one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate runoff races, walks part of the Edmund Pettus Bridge with a focus on […]

President Obama touches on race in America during anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma

The Edmund Pettus Bridge revealed the nature of racism in its most gruesome form. Fifty years after “Blood Sunday,” America’s first Black President made a trip to Selma, Alabama to discuss the progress of race relations while also touching on how the nation must confront ongoing racist attitudes. “In one afternoon 50 years ago, so […]

Congressman John Lewis Sets Example of Servitude, Passion and Integrity

Congressman Anthony Weiner’s scandal has me thinking about servants of this nation who do walk in integrity. The first name that comes to mind is Congressman John Lewis (D-GA).  He’s a class act with a jaw-droppingly rich history. Congressman John Lewis’ office on Capitol Hill is a civil rights museum in and of itself.  The […]