Martin Luther King Jr.

This Martin Luther King Day, may we unite as a nation to reflect on the legacy Reverend King forged in the most turbulent of times. In the face of racial inequality and injustice, Rev. King devoted his life to preaching a...
In the midst of the African-American unemployment level hitting an all-time low and the national holiday we devote to honoring the extraordinary life and works of Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King, the niece of MLK Jr.,...
Are you tired yet of every racial grievance making its way into the political arena to try to score political points? Tired of people using race as an excuse to justify poor behavior like tearing down or defacing historical...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday in January every year, and while many people know the day is in recognition of King's birthday, not many are familiar with how the day became a holiday. Like, why...
I issued the following statement honoring the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, which is being celebrated at this week’s Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas:With the signing of...
Today, as we all rightly honor the invaluable contributions Dr. Martin Luther King made to American culture and society, we should also ask ourselves, “What steps can America make today to further his beautiful and important...
Monday, we remembered and gave thanks for the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His leadership and vision changed the course of this country forever. What an incredible legacy to count in our history.Sometimes I wonder...
The head of the DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz stated this past Friday during the season premiere of HBO’s “Real Time” that the Democrat Party is the “natural home” for minorities. She actually listed out “Hispanics...
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Houston, Texas Democrat, State Senator John Whitmire has written a letter to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Director, Brad Livingston, demanding that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice end the practice of...
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UPDATE: the one Jasper Council Member who survived the Jasper recall election, Tommy Adams, was just arrested and charged for Drunk Driving ( DWI 11-28-11) ...
It is unbelievable the number of times over the past few months that an event or statement has required me to remind people that racism, bigotry, anti-Semitism and misogyny have no place in our country. It is unfortunate...
I issued the following statement commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.:
San Antonio celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King, jr March on January 16, 2017 while laying claim to having the largest such march in the USA.  A record number of 300,000 were predicted, but the rainy...
"Why politics?" I am often asked, “What in the world made you decide to participate in politics?” Texas politics is well known to be a tumble-and-rumble sport. It is one of the most gruesome, unforgiving,...
Bill and I attended the 27th Annual San Antonio MLK March on January 22, 2014. It was a good day for a march and a perfect day for photographing. It was estimated that 175K people participated in the Alamo city’s event....
Before Black History month in America ends, and in light of the fact that so much of the 2013 celebration honors left-wing African-Americans, this short series of articles offers praise for some truly brave Americans---black...
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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” MLKOn January 16, 2012 with a light drizzle, over...
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Black Conservative Republican Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani, founder of www.RagingElephants.org, is not afraid to tell the black community that the Republicans are the good guys and the Democrats are the bad guys. He has been...
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In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. - Martin Luther King, Jr. taken from...
“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” This statement was made by one of the finest human beings, in my humble opinion anyway, that ever graced the American...

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