The image depicts Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson reading the weekly newspaper with the headline “K.J. Sues SN&R” with a furrowed brow and two beads of sweat coming from his forehead.
Leon Jenkins said he is stepping down because of “negative exposure” after Sterling controversy.
McGeorge Law School Professor John Myers says Florida’s self-defense law that led to George Zimmerman’s acquittal is similar to California’s, with nearly identical language.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is leaving office just as he came in — with a party paid for by outside interest groups.