57 years have passed since the historical civil rights gathering at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. In that moment, the words of Martin Luther King Jr. echoed across crowds of passionate organizers from across America. The dream was equality and justice for all Americans, today we march on for the same cause. “Systemized oppression
Category: Afro Political Perspective
One of the most outstanding scenes in the film, “The Great Debaters, portrays a monumental moment in American history. A confident and raged African American woman stands at a podium addressing a predominately white audience about quality education and opportunity for her people. “…but my opponent says today is not the day, for whites and
We can no longer make the mistake of letting our efforts loseefficiency because our leaders are no longer able to doefficient work. We, Black people, must start thinking morecritically about the strategies and tactics that will carry us intoa more elevated and conscious space. If we are not preparingthose after us to become powerful, well-equipped
Yes, of course, Lawana Richmond is one of San Diego’s most passionate educators, however, she’s got something up her sleeve! The School Board From Foster care to Professor, Lawna knows first hand where and how education can lose its way, but most importantly, Lawana tells a different story of how education can transform when transformers
Women deserve more than just a pat on the back! by Amya Jones Although the sports industry has always been male-centric and it seems athletic women have been swept under the rug and left out of today’s sports industry, vigorously active women are now improving in the sports market. Whether it’s a four-time gold medalist
Board of Supervisors President London Breed made San Francisco history Wednesday as she was assured of becoming the first African American woman to be elected mayor. “I’m so hopeful about the future of our city. I’m looking forward to serving as your mayor, and I’m truly humbled and truly honored,” Breed said in a brief appearance on
Geneviéve Jones-Wright, career public defender and San Diego District Attorney candidate asserts she’d refuse to try juveniles as adults.
The Checks and Balances of the check and balances SACRAMENTO (CBM) – The California legislature has taken concrete steps to try to address officer police shootings. Assembly Budget Subcommittee 5 on Public Safety has announced it will create a unit of the Department of Justice (DOJ) designated to investigate officer shootings. The committee also allocated
San Diego 4th District Candidates debate politicized issue in campaign for City Council
Philadelphia police chief apologizes to men arrested at Starbucks.