Called the “People’s Pastor” for his long activist career, Herbert Daughtry in 1953 was convicted of armed robbery and assault charges. In prison, he had a religious conversion to Pentecostalism which led him to become a pastor in Brooklyn, New York. In 1980 Daughtry helped establish the National Black United Front, which helped organize the national campaign for reparations and has worked alongside the [...]
The separate reality of radicals, which made them unable to comprehend the consequences of their own actions was made vivid for me in a New York Times story I read later about the parole appeal of Evans’ third political prisoner Kathy Boudin. The Times had run a series of stories on Boudin, with the reporter [...]
In a self-conscious missive to the American People published in Newsweek, George Obama reveals the disparity between his life in a Kenyan slum and his famous brother living in the White House.
If there was a leading light in the Obama clan, he was it; and if there was a shadowed place that no one liked [...]
Appearing on CNNs “Larry King Live,” former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney lashed out at former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee for granting clemency to Maurice Clemmons. Clemmons was found guilty of armed robbery and other violence crimes. Although prosecutors and Clemmons’ victims urged Huckabee not to pardon him, the governor did so nonetheless: a major and [...]