Tag Archives: Jessie Jackson

Donald Trump and Working Class Whites

In the past few months, I’ve been reading with increasing dismay about the success of Donald Trump’s influence on the Republican primaries and the American political debate. I deeply disagree with his remarks on immigrants, Muslims, women and refugees. A … Continue reading

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Hillary, Bernie and Past Progressive Presidential Candidacies

I’m a Hillary supporter but I do like Bernie too. Bernie inspires the idealism of the young and has an agenda that would challenge powerful financial and political interests. But does Bernie have the political and tactical skills to maneuver … Continue reading

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Reverand Willie T. Barrow, Fighter for Human Rights

As I’ve been reading about the recent protests of the Black Lives Matter Movement, I began thinking of the older civil rights leaders who fought for African American rights in decades past. Last March 2015, one of the great civil … Continue reading

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