Jenn M. Jackson

Opinion: Presidential Debates 2012, Part 3: Did We...

After watching this final debate, my first question to myself was, “do I really need to review that?” The raucous debate took place in Boca Raton,...
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Big Donors or Little Voters? What Investments in R...

Both Romney and Obama have benefited immensely from "outside" money given to super PACs. But, Romney's ties might shed some light on who might come to...
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Opinion: Presidential Debates 2012, Part 2: Obama ...

On the big issues last night, President Obama brutalized Romney. It was no contest....
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“Slavery a Blessing in Disguise?” Ark....

In this highly offensive book, Rep. Hubbard explains that slavery may have “been a blessing in disguise. [Because] the blacks who could endure those...
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New Big Bird, Obama Ad: Did the President Take it ...

How does this big, yellow Sesame Street character have to do with the race to the presidency?...
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Opinion: Vice Presidential Debate 2012, “Malarke...

This was the only opportunity we had to see VP Joe Biden and House Rep. Paul Ryan in action. It wasn’t terribly impressive but it was a definite imp...
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White Student Raises Affirmative Action Case again...

Will a recent case against UT signal the end of Affirmative Action as we know it today? The conservative leaning Supreme Court may close that chapter ...
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Unemployment Dips to 7.8%, GOP Asks “Did the Pre...

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publicized the September unemployment numbers. The Bureau reported that unemployment had fallen below 8% for...
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New Voter Suppression Laws: Is it Your Right to Vo...

Voter suppression laws have become more blatantly targeted at Black and minority voters in the wake of the 2008 elections. This article examines the b...
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