Tue, 25 September 2007
"Lives Per Gallon: the True Cost of Our Oil Addiction" Terry Tamminen gives us the price tag. Roosevelt High School yanks an invitation to speak from Alveda King, niece of MLK. She thinks civil rights for black folks begins before they are born. Not welcome at Roosevelt High School. Kim Lehman from Iowa Right to Life with the story. Alexis McGee from ForclosureS.Com says there's money ta be made in them thar foreclosures. Bishop Jackson says race relations in the US need lotsa work. Including Roosevelt High School's dissing of Alveda King.
Editor Note: Mrs. Kathie Danielson, Principal of Roosevelt High school later in the day clarified the cancellation. She said the controversial nature of the presentation didn't give the administration sufficient time to notify parents. Mrs. Danielson has committed to including Alveda King in a future assembly as part of Black History Month.