Join @socalmom, @hegemommy, @karoli, @cyn3matic and others on a MOMocrats.com live chat that covers the 2012 State of the Union address. We’ll be doing the online version starting at 6 pm PT / 9 pm ET and watching the official White House livestream.
The gifts have been opened, the menorah has been put away, and the tree is starting to look a little parched. These are all clues that it’s time to engage in the media’s favorite New Year’s Tradition: The Top Ten List.This year, we’ve got one, too. MOMocrats Cynematic and Karoli joined me on yesterday’s MOMochat podcast to talk about our picks for Top Political Stories of 2011. And since we only get one...
Gene Marks seems to suggest that kids from impoverished backgrounds – all too many of whom are African American – can simply access computers and lift themselves up by their digital bootstraps to use free websites and enter elite prep schools or colleges. Maybe a handful of motivated kids will manage a heroic feat like that despite all the odds, but is this going to work for the majority of poor kids?
Interview with 2010 candidate for Congress from CA CD-48 Beth Krom.