Monday, August 25, 2014


Atty. Gen. Holder meets with students from St. Louis Community College

Eric Holder
“History simmers beneath the surface in more communities than just Ferguson.” -- New Republic
 Lesley McSpadden (Michael Brown's mother)
“We couldn’t even see him. They wouldn’t even let us go see him. They just left him out there, four and a half hours, with no answers. Wouldn’t nobody tell us nothing.” -- N.Y. Times
Tyona Fields 
“I’m praying to God we can get these kids in school because kids have been out too long,” said Tyona Fields, one of the cafeteria workers at Griffith Elementary School. School is scheduled to start next Monday. -- N.Y. Times
Rahm Emanuel
 “The narrative is: We’re the murder capital. Not close." -- Politico

Cornell West on Obama
"It’s a sad thing. It’s like you’re looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G..." --- Salon
Stephen Mihm
When we see broad areas of inequality in America today, what we are actually seeing is the lingering stain of slavery... Today, in the 21st century, it still casts an economic shadow over both blacks and whites: “Slavery.”  -- Boston Globe "Where Slavery Thrived, Inequality Rules Today"

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