June 2009 Blog Posts (7)

"THE FLAME WITHIN"



My life in America has seen many events that challenge the spirit of my people. I am a child of the Civil Rights Era. Grandson of sharecroppers and great great grandson of slaves (I'm sure). I witnessed events that I didn't have any idea would be the events that changed the course of my future and the future of the world.



I have witnessed history unfold before my eyes since my birth 'til this moment. I have observed the… Continue

Added by Lydell Jackson on June 11, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

PAID SICK DAYS!

Image from Tony Kushner's play "CAROLINE, OR CHANGE"






Dear People,



We're making headway in our fight for paid sick days for all! In response to the swine flu outbreak, MomsRising members (you!) sent in nearly 50,000 letters to Congress asking them act now to address the fact that over 40% of private sector workers have no paid sick days. In today's economy, folks without paid sick days can't afford to… Continue

Added by Lydell Jackson on June 10, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Positive Message from Nia Long...

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Added by Lydell Jackson on June 10, 2009 at 9:50am — No Comments

Quwwa Davis - The Art Through His Eyes (Win an Original Painting !!)

Quwwa Davis is the youngest of three children and is a life-long resident of Dallas, Tx. As a child, art to him was coloring books and wheels, and the most important rule was to stay within the lines to keep it neat!



Growing up as a teenager he was mostly involved in playing sports and music and in high school, visual art was more of taking some art classes and doing certain projects.



As time went by, he was able to mesh… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on June 6, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Colors Of Music - Debut Show (June 4 @ 8pm Pacific) - Artist Profiles

Our Very Own Talented Artists Bring to our BlogTalkRadio Show Beautiful Music!



Diva Joan Cartwright - DivaJC is the founder of Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc. She is a Jazz and Blues singer, composer, author and educator. She has toured five continents and 15 countries.



ColoredPeople.net BlogTalkRadio Show host,… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on June 2, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

THINKING?

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Added by Lydell Jackson on June 1, 2009 at 12:38am — No Comments

The Prison Business?

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Added by Lydell Jackson on June 1, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

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