“I HAVE A DREAM” : How far have we come?

The March on Washington where  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his keynote address  was August 28, 1963.  This historic march is where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his signature speech,  “I Have a Dream.”   He spoke directly to  250,000 people that day, with President John F. Kennedy listening attentively in the White House Read More …

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON

The case of Trayvon Martin is pointing to the important role that the black community has played – both through news outlets and social media – in keeping his death in the public eye. Celebrities, politicians, rappers, activists and several prominent black journalists have been crucial in raising awareness of the killing of the unarmed Read More …

Trayvon Martin is the Emmett Till of 2013

    The court decision on the trial of George Zimmerman on the murder of Trayvon Martin is insulting and disappointing. The verdict is in. Zimmerman walked out of court as a free man.   But justice has not been done. The adage of when you go to court, you don’t know how you are coming Read More …

Marches, rallies follow Zimmerman acquittal – U.S. News

[dropcap] NO EXCUSES! [/dropcap] There should not have been a Martin/Zimmerman trial because Trayvon Martin should still be alive! Absolutely unbelievable. But then again, believable. The system has failed us all once again with the ‘Not Guilty’ verdict of George Zimmerman delivered Saturday night.  How it is possible for a jury to hold no one accountable Read More …

Defense rests in Zimmerman trial; Zimmerman doesn’t take the stand – U.S. News

My hope is that many of us have been following the Trayvon Martin case. It is not about race. It is about justice and the fact that a 17-year-old young man was murdered. Regardless of who was on top of whom, who was fighting in self-defense; In my eyes, all could have been prevented had Read More …