For the past 22 years, I have been an advocate for the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a highly accomplished journalist and freedom fighter, who was framed by the police for a murder, he did not commit. It is one of the most glaring injustices in US History and he needs to be freed now. Thus, I am very happy to hear that Colin Kaepernick got to speak to Mumia and made a statement yesterday. Read on for Kap’s statement.
This is the most important election in our lifetimes. As Joe Biden so aptly states. “In this election, we are in a battle for the soul of America.”. That is why I endorse the Biden/Harris ticket and all of the Democratic candidates on the ballots nationwide. We need a total and irrevocable change in the White House and in the Senate if we are to survive as a Democracy.
In 1852, Frederick Douglass delivered one of his most riveting speeches “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” In a year when there has been increased focus on Black inequality in our nation, I have decided to run this piece with excerpts of Douglass’ original speech intertwined and updated with thoughts of my own.
In his eulogy of George Floyd, Reverend Al Sharpton said it best. We, as Black Americans need the knees taking off of our necks by racists in America in every aspect of our lives, including the workplace. It made me think. So I am addressing the PR people, who have racistly made my life a living hell for the past 11 years as an Editor/Influencer. It has not been pretty and it needs to stop.
The Mueller Report is out. The mainstream media, in cahoots with the Trump Administration and the GOP, are claiming that it totally exonerates him. But until the American people see the complete report, we can not assume this is true. In fact, it is likely that it is not.