Posted in Business Civil Rights Current events Domestic Issues Entertainment Environment Foreign Policy Headlines History Media Politics Progressives

Live From the Mouth of the South: Ted Turner and the Birth of Cable News

On June 1st, 1980, upstart media mogul Ted Turner launches CNN, the world’s first 24-hour news network; journalism, politics, circadian rhythms and planet earth would…

Continue Reading... Live From the Mouth of the South: Ted Turner and the Birth of Cable News
Posted in Civil Rights Current events Domestic Issues Elections Human Interest News Op-Ed Politics

Major League Baseballs Shot Across The Bow

The decision by Major League Baseball to pull its All-Star Game and draft out of Atlanta and relocate it to another location over the recently passed Georgia voter suppression law, however, is not your typical boycott. Not only is it warranted, it will hopefully send a clear and unambiguous message to other states that are considering similar voter suppression laws. You screw around with voters’ rights, you’ll face the consequences.

Continue Reading... Major League Baseballs Shot Across The Bow
Posted in Civil Rights Headlines History Race

The Fight For Civil Rights Will Begin Again, Again and Again.

“This fight will never end. There will always be those who want to oppress others, because of their feelings of inadequacy or lack of self-worth, misinterpretation of their ‘values’ or just blatant ignorance. Those in the minority will always face a battle of acceptance, and equality, will often be an uphill climb.”

Continue Reading... The Fight For Civil Rights Will Begin Again, Again and Again.
Posted in Civil Rights Entertainment Headlines History Politics

Progressive Tones: Louis Armstrong's Gruff Voice Against Injustice

Louis Armstrong once told the United States Government to go to hell. What, you didn’t know that? Does it surprise you? It might, if you…

Continue Reading... Progressive Tones: Louis Armstrong's Gruff Voice Against Injustice
Posted in Civil Rights Civil Rights Domestic Issues Elections History Homeland Security News Op-Ed Politics Social Issues State Issues The Courts

Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution

It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.

Continue Reading... Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution
Posted in Civil Rights History Sports Sports and Entertainment

The Catch

On this day in 1954, New York Giants center-fielder Willie Mays makes an amazing over-the-shoulder play on a fly ball, forever after known simply as…

Continue Reading... The Catch