August 27, 2013
Black Leaders Still Asking for the Right to Vote?
In case you missed it, there was a march in Washington on Saturday. Tens of thousands showed up to commemorate the 1963 civil rights demonstration. The one which featured Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech. As expected, many participants wore Trayvon Martin T-shirts with signs that read "No justice, No peace." Other signs called for voting rights, income equality, and a livable wage (as opposed to a minimum wage). Various speakers included Eric Holder and Congressman John Lewis, who has paraded himself for half a century as the representative of all black people. Newark mayor Cory Booker made it clear that after 50 years of subprime loans, affirmative action, government handouts, black chiefs of police, black mayors, discriminatory hiring practices, equal housing protection, a black president and attorney general, and an affirmative-action...(Read Full Post)