Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) delivered a speech at Howard University as part of Republican efforts to remake their brand and reach out to minorities in the wake of Mitt Romeny’s failed presidential bid. Judy is quoted in this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article on Paul’s speech.
Race and the Fight Against Obamacare
Featured on The Huffington Post and theRoot.com With resistance to President Obama’s health care law culminating with the Supreme Court deciding the fate of the most important social policy since enactment of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, the failure to win popular support for health care will be studied for many years to come. Racism […]
Health Care Showdown: How Did We Get Here?
Cross-posted on The Huffington Post and Politic365 Passing the Affordable Care Act was no easy feat. The legislative and political battle over health reform was sharply drawn along ideological lines. After months of political wrangling and Tea Party protests that underscored fundamental differences on the role of government, the public option was off the table […]
Netroots Panel On Black Voter Turnout Sparks Debate
With Obama-bashing at fever pitch in certain circles, some reactions to our Netroots Nation panel demonstrate that disappointment in the president can overshadow meaningful attempts to reach out to voters.
PBS.org: Whitewashing American History
It was two years ago at a Black History Month celebration that Attorney General Eric Holder observed that we live in a “nation of cowards” unwilling to have an honest conversation about race. Holder’s remarks sparked a firestorm of criticism from conservatives who felt his comments painted America in a negative light. But was Holder right?