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Del Gill is More Than Qualified to be Elected Chairman of Shelby County Demomocratic Party.

May 1, 2016 by

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Under the Kathryn Bowers administration, we did the unthinkable: got an office; a secretary; and a phone creating a working environment that led the party in the right direction; but half the Executive Committee placed their commitment into “party strongman leadership”; look at where that has gotten the party? In addition; later Chairpersons with little […]

Memphis Black Republicans Posing as Democrats: Are They Effective?

August 4, 2014 by

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Shelby Countians are preparing to execute the largest election in decades;  some are saying in history.  The stake in this election has been high; for decades the county has run virtually on E. H. Crump era politics.  The Republican officials, there has been only 1 or 2 Democrats who have won a countywide election, have been […]

Memphis/Shelby County Black on Black Politics: Voting to Destroy Self!

July 19, 2014 by

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                Sure, we’re living in a free country, but our politics are as different as the sun and the moon.  Over the last few years, our political views have reached the extremities unlike any other period in our  nation’s history.  Among black Americans, we’ve lived through an ecliptic […]

Mayor of Memphis calls Citizen Lazy and Crazy!

January 26, 2014 by

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acwharton901  AC Wharton Amaro Below is an exact copy of Mayor A.C. Wharton’s exchange, on Instagram, with a citizen.  [ @ ] acwharton901 About to start operation #MemFix again!! We have a lot of complainers in our city but not a lot of Changers!! Let’s Fix Memphis instead of Complaining!   4d  [@ ] chocolate_high30 How can I be ap art of #MemFix? Any volunteer committees?  4d  [@ ] jayvol97 Well said mayor.  4d […]

THE SECRET THAT’S BEHIND THE PRE-K SALES TAX INIATIVE

November 16, 2013 by

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Some people would say that politics is a dirty business; business; yes; but dirty; no!  Politics is about the future; one can see the future by what’s on the table via policies.  The best-managed communities have the best policies; communities that thrive and are productive are those with the best political systems; not who’s elected; […]

Memphis Rally for Trayvon Martin

July 21, 2013 by

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The first rally was a great one; basically a group of youths about 400 passed thought the doors of Brinson’s nightclub; a stream of people continuously trafficked through its doors from Friday 12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight. This rally was different and beyond expectation; it was well planned and the people love it. For hours […]

What does the KKK, SCLC, and NAACP have in Common?

March 29, 2013 by

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The Klu Klux Klan will rally in Memphis, Tennessee, March 30th, Saturday, to protest the name changes of Confederate parks.  A fire storm erupted when the Memphis council leaders decided to change their names to bring Memphis in line with the 21st century and to remove any lurking sense the city’s leadership isn’t working to improve the city’s […]