Congressman John Lewis arrested

Congressman John Lewis was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at approximately 4:15 p.m. ET for at least the 45th time.  He has quite a long rap sheet and with good cause. He was arrested over 40 times in Civil Rights Movement,  five times as a member of Congress, twice at the South African embassy protesting apartheid, […]

Athletes who have made bold political statements

Politics are very much a sport; with opposing sides, strategic planning and even mascots. It’s no wonder that athletes find themselves in political arenas as well. There are sports figures who use their celebrity to promote sneakers and cars and some use their celebrity as a platform for political movements. These athletes have stepped out […]

State of the Union address 2013: What blacks won’t hear

President Barack Obama will make his 2013 State of the Union address to America tonight. We know he will touch on immigration reform, gun violence and maybe even LGBT rights, but what will he say to African Americans, specifically? He will discuss enhancing U.S. manufacturing but will not mention that jobs will not be coming […]