Malcolm X revisited..

No book could ever replace how author Alex Haley brings to light the life of Malcolm X. A book which inspired many. Throughout our readings of Martin Luther King Jr. it is now very apparent to me that America needs to recognized the contributions to history that Malcolm X made. He was a force during the Civil Rights era and deserves to be remembered more than just an image of an angry black man. Here is an interesting article on the birthday anniversary of Malcolm X comparing him to current day Barack:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/casey-ganemccalla/malcolm-and-barack_b_205124.html

What’s the Matter with Conservatism…

In the media recently Gov. Walker’s agenda is once again discussed. Power remains the “buzz word” when it comes to his ideologies and how the conservative agenda plays into this in our country. I myself cannot wait to see what Conservatives have up their sleeves for the next election.

http://www.otherwords.org/articles/from_democracy_to_plutocracy