Posts Tagged ‘karen bass’

According to USA Today and the National Conference of State Legislatures, a record five African Americans lead state legislative bodies, including California Speaker of the Assembly Karen Bass, the first Black woman to hold the post; Terrance Carroll and Peter Groff, who preside over Colorado’s House and Senate, a first in U.S. history; and Senate majority leaders […]


The live airing of Tavis Smiley’s State of the Black Union yesterday on C- SPAN was very interesting. Standout “speeches”  were delivered by a couple of the academics, a motivational speaker, a financial expert, and Rev. Jesse Jackson on the morning panel. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson fully illuminated the difference between post-racialism and post-racism, relative to Obama’s historic […]