…no more mail in ballots, it’s time to put on your masks and deliver your vote in person.
Tag: civil rights
Martin Luther King I Have a Dream Speech – American Rhetoric.
“Let us not be afraid to help each other—let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and Senators and Congressmen and Government officials but the voters of this country.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt, July 8, 1938
More than a year has passed since I wrote the post below, and if anything, things have only gotten worse. The Republican candidate is now president. The ideals my father fought for, and a generation of young people risked and lost their lives for, have been desecrated. A man with…
Left to right: James Baldwin, Burt Lancaster, Charlton Heston, Marlon Brando, Sammy Davis Jr., Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte
The Rev. Dr. King was born January 15, 1929. Here he’s pictured with Governor Brown of California (father of our current Governor) at a freedom rally in 1961:
A real gun moll: If you’ve been following this blog you’ll know I have some pretty close ties to Hollywood and I bet you can guess which way I’m going to vote. Both my parents were active in the Civil Rights Movement and they both appeared in public and in…