The Brewster-Douglas Housing Projects were built by the city of Detroit between 1935 and 1955 and were intended for the “working poor.” In the 1960s and 1970s, crime in the projects became prevalent and they fell into disrepair. (via Juan N Only, CC 2.0) There’s very little new in American politics, and that’s especially true Read More
Last Saturday I left my home in bumblef*ck Virginia to participate in the March on Washington Anniversary festivities in DC. I didn’t really know what to expect, outside of there being lots and lots of my people out in the streets, marching for justice and jobs and other important social issues. And while I knew Read More
Prince George’s County is a hub of black wealth. But when the housing market cratered, it was not be spared.
Congratulations, America: this Petraeus mess has now officially morphed into an episode of Scandal.
Confession: I didn’t vote on Tuesday.
A blogger named Bhavik Lathia has apparently found screenshots of what would have been Mitt Romney’s victory website:
What the innanetz is saying.
Here’s Jam-Rock with the topline: Together with one of the most hard-nosed campaigns in recent memory, Obama managed to bounce back from the nadir of 2011 to one of the broadest re-election victories in recent memory. At this point, news networks have called New Hampshire, Iowa, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nevada, Virginia, and Ohio for President Obama. Read More
From PB’s Nicole: Basically no line for paper or electronic. Long line (30-ish) for special ballot (usually means you moved and didn’t tell the [Board of Elections])