There are very few contemporary or historical organizations as racist as congressional race-based caucuses.
The bearing of new laws, new resolutions, new beginnings, and fresh starts are paramount to start a new year; 2012 is no exception. Eric Holder welcomed the new year by submitting a manuscript for a book he penned over the Christmas holidays. I was able to obtain a draft of the preface of a self-help book from Harlequin Publishers that he submitted for publication.
I knew it the moment I saw the video on November 4, 2008. Election day. It was reminiscent of the Jim Crow laws: blacks trying to peacefully exercise their ability to vote, and whites suddenly breaching the exclusive polling places of black voters.