“Dr. Winbush urges citizens committed to justice for Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to call, fax and email their elected representatives and urge them to tell Governor O’Malley to allocate $14 million per year for the next five years to Maryland’s HBCUs.” www.mdelect.net The Honorable Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland State House Annapolis,...
One of my biggest disappointments in the political sense, however, is that once again the Black Community is being led to support the legislative priorities established by other people without making demands of our own which will benefit a greater majority of our own people.
A Who’s Who of Clergy from across Maryland filled The Forum on Monday to endorse C. Anthony Muse: from conservative-leaning, Bishop Harry Jackson, to Hispanic Pastor, Bishop Angel Nunez, to African Methodist Episcopal Presiding Elder Goodwin Douglas of Harford County, to Baptist Minister’s Conference of Baltimore President, Dr. John Lunn and a host of others including Pastor Haywood Robinson of Montgomery County, Bishop Reginald Kennedy, Bishop Monroe Saunders, Jr., Bishop Larry Lee Thomas of Baltimore County and so many more too numerous to list.
Election after election, black folks see the same old game. Time and time again, politicians who have no vested interest in the black community, aim specifically for the pulpit. They know that if they can get in the pulpit, black folks quite often have the tendency to forget everything, get caught up in emotion, and emerge with this newfound empathy for everybody else … except black people.