Can we bring ‘real democracy’ back home to the U.S.?

Can we bring ‘real democracy’ back home to the U.S.?

Jo-Anne Hart – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/CGN) Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES: U.S. national security strategy, as laid out in the 2010 report by the White House, begins with the broad notion that “what takes place within our borders will determine our strength and influence beyond them.” Put another way, democracy begins at home. Or, at least […]

Speech honors role of black women in American history

Speech honors role of black women in American history

Ty Greene – Northerner – Thursday, 23 February 2012 (originally published 22 Feb) As part of NKU’s continuing celebration of Black History Month, former NKU Assistant Dean for African-American Student Affairs Pamela “Safisha” Hill offered a free public lecture to students and faculty at the Student Union Feb. 16. It coincided with this year’s nationwide […]

Widow to a movement – Civil rights power and Coretta Scott King

Widow to a movement – Civil rights power and Coretta Scott King

WNN Radio Coretta Scott King spoke in public before a large audience only three weeks after the death of her husband, American black civil rights leader, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King. As a widow who had walked in the shadow of her husband’s public legacy, Coretta’s life took a dramatic change as she became, an […]

A Life’s Worth of Living – Witnessing the Life of Foreign Correspondent, Dr. Ruth Gruber, in Her New Book “WITNESS”

A Life’s Worth of Living – Witnessing the Life of Foreign Correspondent, Dr. Ruth Gruber, in Her New Book “WITNESS”

Lys Anzia – WNN Features As award winning foreign correspondent, Dr. Ruth Gruber, reaches her 96th year this year, her new and 19th book is out. The book, “WITNESS – One of the Great Correspondents of the Twentieth Century Tells Her Story,” crosses decades as it speaks of humanity, crisis and rescue. Just released by […]