President Obama Was a Closer During the 2008 Election!

President Obama Was a Closer During the 2008 Election! Barack Obama made the choice in this election starkly clear in Norfolk VA on October 28, 2008.

Then Senator Barack Obama dispelled any notions of his not being able to close the deal during the final days of the 2008 Campaign!

What is the Black Church’s Role in Politics?

What is the Black Church’s Role in Politics? Biblical scholar Obrey Hendricks and historian Barbara Savage argue that Senator Barack Obama and Reverend Jeremiah Wright are parallel figures of the post-Civil Rights movement. What is the past and continuing influence of African-American churches on U.S. politics? Biblical scholar Obery Hendricks, historian Barbara Savage, and theologian Yolanda Pierce discuss religion and power in America.

This was a great piece!


Retro Moment Musings:Colin Powell’s Endorsement of Then Senator Obama Was Awesome!

Retro Moment Musings:Colin Powell’s Endorsement of Then Senator Obama Was Awesome! Barack Obama acknowledged the endorsement of Colin Powell at a rally in Fayetteville NC.

Enjoy This Black History Pinch Yourself Moment!

Enjoy This Black History Pinch Yourself Moment! In an historic election, Barack Obama has become the forty-fourth president of the United States. The first-term senator from Illinois easily defeated John McCain on Tuesday, winning a larger share of the popular vote than any Democrat since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. Record voter turnout was reported across the country.

OK, I am still in the nostalgic mode! The community organizer jokes backfired on the Republican Party!


Campaign Flasback #2!

I am a bit nostalgic on this morning as I enjoy campaign flashback #2 for today! Bruce Springsteen’s long time coming is bellowing in the background!

Allow Me This 2008 Campaign Flashback!

Allow Me This 2008 Campaign Flashback! Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was very chum during this sppech where he presidected a John McCain win!

Governor you were wrong!

Rev. Bernice King Shares on the Historic Election of President Obama!

Rev. Bernice King Shares on the Historic Election of President Obama! Russ Mitchell speaks with Rev. Bernice King about president-elect Barack Obama’s stunning victory.