ASCENT Perspectives, 11.30.06 – Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-MI) on African American political power in the 110th Congress, the agenda for the next two years into 2008, her bid for the Congressional Black Caucus Chair & passage of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative.
ASCENT Perspectives, 11.29.06 – Charmaine Fuller, Asst. Dir. of the Carolina Justice Policy Center, talks about the Guy Tobias LeGrande death penalty case in North Carolina and recent changes in attitudes and public policy on executions in that state. (split into three parts due to technical issues – for all three parts, simply visit ASCENT Speaks).
ASCENT Chamber, 11.28.06 – Groff/Ellison in the Chamber sound-off on trouble with the Lott “Comeback”; how the Sean Bell shooting could impact a Giuliani Presidential candidacy in 2008; and stating the obvious on “Civil War” in Iraq.
ASCENT Perspectives – 11.24.06: Lance Freeman, author of There Goes The Hood (Temple University Press) and Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, discusses the impact of gentrification on African American communities.
ASCENT Brainstorm – 11.24.06: Charles Ellison, Blackpolicy.org Sr. Producer & CAAP Senior Fellow, on the Political & Public Policy Context of the Michael Richards Outburst.