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I Was There – The Podcasts

This past week I was at the Democratic National Committee Convention in Denver, Colorado and in accordance with that I did three podcasts for Madama Ambi. Check out Madama’s blog at http://madamaambi.blogspot.com/ If you are interested in sharing your experiences with her call 206-350-5368. To check out the three podcasts I did for her blog … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 15 August 2008

Top Five In No Particular Order How to blow it This article is an excerpt from Michael Moore’s New Book coming out on August 19, 2008. Study: Women rise in state government leadership Black & Blacker – The racial politics of the Obama marriage Not from this week but I read it this week 🙂 … Continue reading

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When You Are So Used to the Status Quo That You Don’t Know What To Do

Author’s Note: So this is a post that I actually wrote around June 10th right after the Democratic Primary Season ended. Please keep this in mind as you read. June 10, 2008 Last week marked an historic moment in U.S. history – for the first time a Black man cinched a major party nomination for … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 30 May 2008

Top Five In No Particular Order Hillary Clinton: It’s about Malia Ann and Sasha Obama. Barack is too classy to tell you: http://www.capitolhillblue.com/cont/node/7848 Obama’s Puerto Rico Spanish Ad Not bad I didn’t fall to the floor crying of laughter like the first time I heard Bush talk in Spanish. Oh for the translation of the … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 28 March 2008

Here are the links for this week. I have placed the videos first and the articles second. Enjoy! Videos 3am Girl Approves This Message Not the Other One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXmYVRIpu2w Richardson on Endorcing Obama http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22425001/vp/23756215#23756215 Re: Barack Obama: ‘A More Perfect Union’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enaB5yj4HcE A emotional reaction to Obama’s race speech The Tide Is Turning: http://youtube.com/watch?v=7s9ubMQX7WE Video- … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 15 March 2008

Lawsuit Takes Aim at College’s Billing Practices for Study Abroad: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/education/09studyabroad.html?ex=1205812800&en=524308ecf4d36ea4&ei=5070 I always thought that the practice they decribe in the article was unfair. At Spelman you paid the fee of the program plus a modest Study Abroad administrative fee. The World’s Growing Food Price Crisis: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1717572-1,00.html House Files Suit Against the Administration to Enforce … Continue reading

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Political Links of the Week-23.2.08

So interning on Capitol Hill has its advantages including access to a variety of news sources. In the spirit of sharing the wealth below are my political links of the week: Can Barack Obama be Stopped? http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23258192/ I decided to post this article because it sites that Obama’s 17 point victory in Wisconsin was his … Continue reading