Thurgood Marshall

The Supreme Court? Is This Why We Vote For Democrats?

When liberal leaning Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced that he was retiring, many of us who voted for President Obama assumed that with a 59 seat majority in the Senate, he would pick a justice that would reflect some of the progressive leaning views of the millions who voted for him... Apparently we figured wrong. Bruce Dixon of the Black Agenda Report goes in on Obama's Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan and leaves us wondering if the Democrats are worth supporting. With Supreme Court picks like these who needs Republicans?

-Davey D-

Folks are Urged to Step to Texas State Board of Education Over History Books

A while back we featured a story that talked about the debate taking place within the Texas State Board of Education about what sort of historical figures should be featured in text books.