Why I Vote

~~~ I am the product of generations of activists.  African American along with Native American ancestors who consistently fought for their civic, civil, and human rights.  It is in my blood to be active and present in my own existence.  I first became aware of the political process in the third grade, while attending William […]

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~~~ Last month my husband and I took our second journey to Washington, DC to be a part of events for the 57th Presidential Inauguration.  We were part of the millions of individuals who took over the district in 2008.   And after continually being active as part of  both campaigns and helping to move the […]


I Am An Obama Volunteer

~~~ In 2007 when the candidates for the Democratic Party began emerging I began my research to determine whom I would support.  Wait let me back up a little even before that time.  I volunteered during the re-election campaign of President Clinton in 1996, while still living in my hometown of Chicago, IL making phone […]

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Poetry, Pictures, & Politics

~~~ September 2nd through 6th contained numerous events surrounding the 2012 Democratic National Convention held in Charlotte, NC. The event had many goals but the primary one was the nomination of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as the Democratic nominees. Along the journey each day from pre-convention to closing gavel held excitement […]

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