While most of us may have heard that both Keith Ellison and Thomas Perez are vying to become DNC chairman, many more of us aren’t aware of other candidates running for that position. One such candidate is South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison. Once I became aware that he was running I reached out to him via Twitter to set up a interview and he quickly responded to my request. Check out my interview with Chairman Jaime Harrison on why he believes that he is the right person to be DNC chair. http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2017/01/interview-with-jaime-harrison-candidate.html
Talladega College has decided to march in Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. There may be some short term benefit that their administration believes they will get from this but there will be longer lasting repercussions.
Many including myself will miss President Obama when he is gone from the presidency. As a young black man who believed he was doing well and giving back to his community hear how I was inspired to do even more by President Obama.
Kim Burrell’s recent homophobic rant further exposed the hypocrisy of the black church when it comes to homosexuality. It’s time to call the church on it.
There are many outside factors that contribute to poverty and despair in lower income black neighborhoods but regardless of those factors we don’t have to kill each other. Stopping the violence starts with us!
If we are really tired of police officers always being acquitted by juries after killing unarmed black men then we as black people have to stop ducking jury duty and serve on these juries. Listen to more here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/12/black-people-if-black-lives-matter-then.html