Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor. . .

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor. . . Do these words sound familiar? Do they resonate? Or are they passé? According some in the U.S. House of Representatives this sentiment is not relevant today. Their vote, 217-210, to cut a devastating amount – about $40 billion over the next 10 years – from the Supplemental […]

The Dream of MLK, Jr. 50 years later. . .1963-2013

Embed from Getty Images Art work with narrative reflecting the thoughts, feelings and dreams of ethnic communities of color. www.thenation.com/article/175731/how-streets-honor-martin-luther-king-jr?rel=emailNation#http://   Reflection & Analysis on Marching on Washington Today –  www.thenation.com/article/175757/time-march-washington-again?rel=emailNation#axzz2coT2JUYE

Walking while Black…

April 2012 “On the rainy night of Sunday, Feb. 26, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin walked to a convenience store in Sanford, Fla. On his way home, with his Skittles and iced tea, the African-American teenager was shot and killed. The gunman, George Zimmerman, didn’t run. He claimed that he killed the young man in self-defense. The […]