Sharon Kyle: I want to press upon my friends in Los Angeles to vote for Ken Brown — Board of Trustees seat for El Camino Community College Board.
Sharon Kyle: Not a single camera or reporter from the local news stations was within view. I couldn’t believe that I stood witnessing this phenomenal movement without a hint of evidence that traditional media was documenting or reporting.
Sharon Kyle: Troy Davis’ execution which was scheduled for September 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm did not occur. The state authorities delayed the execution as they wait to hear from the United States Supreme Court.
Troy Anthony Davis, a potentially innocent man, is now set to be executed in Georgia TODAY. But there are still a few hours left, and your help could save Troy Davis’ life.
Amnesty International says this execution would be unconscionable, especially as doubts about Troy Davis’ guilt have never been erased. However, Supreme Court Justices Thomas and Scalia maintain that if a defendant receives a fair trial, is convicted and sentenced, actual innocence is not grounds to forbid an execution.
Sharon Kyle: In a culture where “whiteness” is rarely mentioned and hardly ever critically examined it is not surprising that the women in my church saw the story as heartwarming and uplifting. I, on the other hand, saw this as just another story of the black experience as viewed through the white lens.
The recent debt ceiling negotiation wrestling match resulted in the United States losing its AAA credit rating and also resulted in the creation of a new committee. The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the Supercommittee or Super Congress, was created by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on August 2.
Sharon Kyle: Even though blacks in America are suffering more than most during this economic crisis, they are least likely to complain that the Obama administration policies are not benefiting them.
Sharon Kyle; President Obama has the wrong team Cornel West told a reporter. The poor, particularly blacks and browns are suffering under his leadership.
Sharon Kyle: Prison-based gerrymandering may result in the loss of both federal dollars and political representation for struggling inner-city districts.
Sharon Kyle: What happens when a serious presidential candidate endorses a document that glosses over the holocaust conditions African-Americans endured for 100s of years
Sharon Kyle: This picture of my parents was taken in August 2004. They were dancing at my daughter’s wedding. They look like a happy couple but at the time, my father was living in Maryland and my mother, California. They hadn’t been married since the 1970’s.
The Koch brothers have poured millions of dollars into conservative think tanks that crank out studies claiming Social Security is going broke. Their solutions – raise the retirement age and turn your contributions over to the casino of Wall Street. The short and gripping video from Brave New Films, “Social Security Echo Chamber,” traces the origins of these Koch-funded lies.