Monthly Archives: November 2012

Twenty-five Years Later

 How time does fly. In the scheme of things, it is unimportant that Tawana Brawley, a fifteen-year-old girl, was kidnapped and raped over a period of four days in Dutchess County, NY from November 24 to November 28, 1987. Mario […]

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Dear Mr. Davis:                                     “Here and Now” hit an all-time low on Sunday, November 18.  It only proves that “when the cat is away, the rats will play”, and play they did, on Sunday.  It was all “arts and entertainment” amid “Hurricane Sandy”.  This is […]

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No Defense for “War on Blacks”

            I was pleased to learn from Dr. Jack Felder that attorney Colin Moore had been reinstated to the practice of law but only  as an “attorney-at-law”.  He was one of only four Black attorneys who had the courage to file a notice […]

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Who Were the First Civil Rights Fighters?

When I was a student in elementary school, my most popular subject was military science except that military science was not offered in Black schools. I would read white publications addressed to young, white boys. There were many military academies […]

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“Friends of Like It is” Reschedules Saturday November 10 Meeting

            There was no better friend to Black children and Freedom Retreat for Boys and Girls than Doreen Richardson, owner of Mountain Valley Resort (Peg Leg Bates).  UAM had an opportunity to cement its relationship with her while Peg Leg Bates was […]

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UAM Reschedules Forum to Thursday Evening

UAM Reschedules Forum to Thursday Evening Today, the owner of the Elks Plaza informed me that he was in need of fuel for the building and that the fuel would be secured for Thursday. It was unlikely that the fuel […]

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Should Blacks Vote Early

Should Blacks Vote Early and Often on November 6? © By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. Every year before Election Day, there are “leading Blacks” and “civil rights advocates” who argue that every Black person should go to the polls because […]

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