In 1852, former slave and legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass was invited to give a speech at a 4th of July event to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Sharon Kyle: Senator Bernie Sanders will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Sister Giant conference scheduled to be held at the Concourse Hotel near LAX in Los Angeles on March 28 & 29, 2015.
Sharon Kyle: Tune in today, on our LA Progressive Live! show to hear us discuss these particular articles and the possible reasons for their popularity. This is a call-in show so you’re welcomed to join the conversation.
If we are to ever come to a place in this country where the nation agrees that this is a national problem that deserves national attention, we’ll first have to learn how to analyze it and get to its source. But we can’t do that without learning how to be honest with ourselves.
Election Results November 2014
Tom English: Flex Your Vote. America is in a tender place right now but we can change that.
Sharon Kyle: Marissa Alexander came to the nation’s attention around the time a spotlight was cast on another trial in Florida, that of George Zimmerman. But the outcomes couldn’t have been more different.
Darius Clark Monroe had discovered through the making this film a way to use media to heal. And so I listed as he delved into the making of a documentary that morphed into a model for restorative justice.
Sharon Kyle: At least 37 states have legalized the contracting of prison labor by private corporations. Companies like Boeing, Motorola, Microsoft, AT&T, and Target are reaping major benefits from this captive labor pool.
Sharon Kyle: The California 2014 General Election has 14 candidates running unopposed for various judicial offices. As these are not competitive races, the only way any of these candidates could be defeated is if by some miracle someone were to get enough voters to write-in the opposing candidate’s name and office.
Dick and Sharon of the LA Progressive sat down with Ms. Fleming on the anniversary of 9/11 on MP Chronicles’s The Blk Grrl Show to talk about the impact that 9/11 has had on the lives of Americans since that fateful day in 2001.
Sharon Kyle: It’s easier to find out the amount of space debris orbiting Earth than it is for me to know how many unarmed black men have died at the hands of the police across the United States so far this year.
Sharon Kyle: Police Kill How Many Unarmed People? Seems like a question that should be easy enough to answer or at least I thought so until I searched.