Sharon Kyle: 20 years after Los Angeles erupted in civil unrest, still with major differentials in employment, housing, healthcare, education, and wealth between whites and blacks, are we sitting on a powder keg again?
Nick Capo: According to Jefferson, freedom and liberty rely on the existence of an educated citizenry, one difficult to manipulate, while economic growth relies on the continued advancement of human knowledge.
Ezili Dantò: Obama will most likely win again because denial is easier than the hard reality of Obama’s betrayal of Main Street and championing of corporate welfare for Wall Street.
Mark Naison’s “Education Reformers and The New Jim Crow” led this week’s top 10 most read articles, followed by Berry Craig’s and Tom Degan’s look at nutcase Ted Nugent’s recent rant.
This week, Reggie Brown comments on Sharon Kyle’s “From Sally Hemings to Jaycee Lee Dugard and Trayvon Martin,” and then he and Sharon carry on a conversation.