As anxiety over the academic performance of public schools grows, experts say it's likely that more schools and school districts will lose public or private accreditation. more
Hostess Brands Inc. is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, said people familiar with the matter, a move that would mark the second significant court restructuring for the Twinkies and Wonder Bread baker in the past several years. more
In March of this year, I proposed to several comrades within the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and several other radical Black formations that we take some initiative to develop a grassroots platform and national organizing process to develop a Black Agenda. For many reasons, chief amongst them my lack of capacity to initiate and sustain the initiative as envisioned, this small effort did not come together. That it, or something akin to it, needs to, I think goes without question given the living conditions of the vast majority of our people.
On November 7th, regardless of whether President Obama is reelected, or if Romney will assume the post of President and replace him, African and all oppressed and working people are going to be in for a ruff ride the next four years and beyond as a direct result of the agendas both of these figures and their respective parties are aiming to pursue.