Should Elena Kagan be worried? As the Supreme Court nominee is set to begin her confirmation hearings tomorrow, many leading civil rights groups have yet to pledge full support of President Obama’s pick. Citing a thin and mixed legal record, several predominantly African-American groups have declined to endorse Kagan, while others have expressed only hesitant support. “There isn’t a judicial record to review, indicating her views on critical civil rights matters,” Continue reading
For some people, having breakfast is very important, for others its not even necessary…. Comparing my experience in High School to College, the decision to have breakfast was really based on the amount of time you had or wanted to set aside for it. In terms of History, Civil Right leader and Activist Huey P. Newton felt breakfast was an important element of the day, an obvious reason why free breakfast was a part of the 10point system, administered by the Black Panther for Self-Defense available for all children (which the Gov. later adopted and made nationwide). In terms of Science, studies have shown that the first meal of the day does increase the amount of energy the body needs to have a productive morning. In Reality, everyone has their own take on why it is or isn’t important, so I am asking you HarlemWorld Blog readers, Do you think if everyone was to eat breakfast, we will would be much more successful or Champions at the things we do?
by Jeffrey Akita
Thousands gathered at Riverside Church to pay their respects to Odetta…
…the singer whose voice was the soundtrack of the Civil Rights era.
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