Quinn Con: Wage Deal Does Nothing


Quinn Con: Wage Deal Does Nothing
The Indypendent
After opposition from the City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn to a union-backed living wage bill, she finally agreed to a compromise. As usual, her support was couched in the kind of innocuous language of serving everyone’s
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For too many African-Americans, prison is a legacy passed from father to son

For too many AfricanAmericans, prison is a legacy passed from father to son
The Guardian
Three generations of AfricanAmerican men enmeshed in the criminal justice system. A legacy of incarceration passed from father to son. A cycle that just won’t break. When Martin Luther King, whose birthday is marked across the United States on Monday
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The Guardian


African-American – News

African-American – News January 15, 2012

Museum program honors - spirit' of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Museum program honors – spirit’ of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Mt. Airy News)
LaDonna McCarther and Cheryl Yellow Fawn Scott serve as co-directors for “In the Spirit of Dr.
Newt Gingrich defends his views before unlikely audience (Philadelphia’s WB 17)
Regina Williams of Columbia, S.C., asks Newt Gingrich a few questions during a town-hall meeting at Jones Memorial AME Zion Church.

Civil Rights activists denounce ‘Monsters against Madonna’ web campaign (Examiner)
Civil rights activists as well as students all over the city gathered at Chicago’s Martin Luther King Jr.

Metro Birmingham residents participate in walk at Railroad Park to honor Martin Luther King Jr. (Alabama Live)
Walkers participate in the annual Metro Birmingham Diversity Coalition Unity Walk celebrating Dr.

South Carolina, Martin Luther King, Black America’s Invisibility (Kansas City InfoZine)
“There is at the outset a very obvious and almost facile connection between the war in Vietnam and the struggle I, and others, have been waging in America.” Washington, D.C. – infoZine – Based in South Carolina, Kevin Gray is an activist and author of ” The Decline of Black Politics: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama .” Gray said today: “There has … (more)

Newton Mayor Setti Warren speaks at Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremony in Springfield (MassLive)
The state’s first elected black mayor urged residents to celebrate the progress made possible by the Rev.