Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore - June 9, 2013
"The Trustees Report, Congressional Update & Moms On A Mission"
- Michael Hiltzik, Pulitzer Prize-winning L.A. Times columnist & author of "The New Deal: A Modern History"
- Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director of MomsRising & Host of "Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner" on the We Act Radio Network
Tonight, President Obama will do the State of the Union Address. Experts and officials have expectations of what the president should address in this year's speech. In honor of this occasion, we asked those featured on GPTV what they hope to see mentioned in tonight's address.
Dr. Williams is the National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women and former Counsel to the U.S. Congress’ District of Columbia Sub-Committee on the Judiciary and Education. She previously served as Legislative Counsel and Chief of Staff for a District of Columbia Councilmember.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that is bound to go down in the history books as monumental. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been the subject of endless debate, commentary, political jockeying and legal analysis, yesterday we learned a simple lesson: real people can win.
The course of my life changed when I met Mrs. C. She has quite possibly been one of the most influential forces in my life. Mrs. C served as an example for me and for countless women and men across the country, simply because she spent the sum of her life working to be and do more than what was expected of her.
GlobalPolicy.TV is pleased to bring you the third article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans see race too much – or not enough?
GlobalPolicy.TV, is pleased to bring you the second article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans see race too much – or not enough? This special report was originally published by The American Prospect and Demos, in their April 2011 issue, and is reprinted here with permission. This special report was funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Polling Prejudice, by Taeku Lee, takes a look at how polling is impacted by race and how those messages can perpetuate racism.
Charles Ellison has a show on Sirius XM, "The New School" that focuses on the hot political topics of the week. He is also the Washington Correspondent for the Philadelphia Tribune. He discusses the current power shifts in the house and senate as well as the chances of a Republican takeover of the majority and the rise of the Tea Party in the federal government.
There is a misconception that all young black politicans are exactly postracial. Dr Gillespsie book presents theortical framework to help understand where all the young black politics fit. Three typologies have been defined: Crossover appeal, Connections to black political establishment, and Projective ambition.
There is a generation of people who are interested in technology, hip hop, and politics and haven't been spoken to. As the hip hop generation continues to grow The Source magazine wants to be a median to communicate important issues that affect all generations, all colors and all creeds.