Madelyn Payne Dunham, Barack Obama’s grandmother, has died. Mrs. Dunham was 86 years old. After a battle with with cancer she died peacefully, and and Obama announced Monday, 1 day before the election.
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Sharon Kyle, J.D. is the Publisher of the LA Progressive which she co-founded with her husband Dick Price. Ms. Kyle is a professor of law at Peoples College of Law in Los Angeles. She sits on the board of the ACLU Pasadena/Foothills Chapter and is on the editorial board of the BlackCommentator.com. Ms. Kyle is the proud mother of a teacher and an attorney and proud step-mom of a premed student.
Stephanie Jones-Rogers: Some African-Americans, male and female, were not happy. They argued that this image, of a black man with his hand on another black man’s head, was “gay” and was yet another instance of the media’s demasculization of black men.
Murray Polner: Dov Waxman’s Trouble in the Tribe is a fair and thorough account of a growing schism between American Jews who refuse to remain silent about Israeli policies they find objectionable and the well-known Israel Lobby.
Anthony Andrew Ferguson: Am I a threat to society? It probably depends on whom you ask. That is the million-dollar question. . . which the California Board of Prison Terms is tasked with answering during the parole suitability process.