First post. Yippee! This may be one of many posts or one of a few. Who cares. This blog is simply the political musings about whatever I want really, but the majority of posts here will be about black politics–the best game in town. 7 more words
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What does the applause for Preckwinkle mean?
By CAROL MARIN July 4, 2014 7:18PM
Updated: July 6, 2014 2:29AM
Toni Preckwinkle, president of the Cook County Board, got a standing ovation Monday at the White Eagle Banquet Hall in Niles. 177 more words
By Heather Sadusky
1910: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) founded by both black and white racial progressives.
1917: Race riots in Chicago. 132 more words
Today’s Tribute Thursday goes to Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 6, 1824 – February 4, 1904) of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution. 597 more words
Ben Jealous and The Center for American Progress recently released True South: Unleashing Democracy in the Black Belt 50 Years After Freedom Summer,a report on politics in the Black Belt. 1,085 more words