Category: Governor

#HBCULove Spelman, Tennessee State University, and Florida A & M University

Do you know what Spelman College, Tennessee State University, and Florida A & M have in common?  Each school is award winning.  Each school has graduated an esteemed cadre of graduates.  Each of these schools are a Historically Black College and University (HBCU)[i] whose alumni are pictured in this photo.  Stacey Abrams a Spelman graduate,

Abrams’ Blue Wave

It feels like 2012 in Georgia!  #YesWeCan!  There is #hope and #change in the atmosphere. The excitement and energy surrounding the possible historic election of Stacey Abrams is electric.   In 2012, new voters were energized, turn out among existing voters increased, and everyone did a little more to secure the President’s win.  Stacey Abrams is leading

Education Alternative On Ballot In Georgia Governor’s Race

This week’s Courier Herald column:     The issue at hand that most directly led to the matchup at the top of Georgia’s ballot next week is education.  Specifically, it is the funding through tax credits of Georgia’s Student Scholarship Organizations (SSOs) and two former candidates’ actions.   Clay Tippins, a political newcomer who ran

Thank You, Governor Deal

Dear Governor Deal: I don’t believe there’s an elected official in Georgia that has a more direct impact on my life than you.  In fact, I probably wouldn’t be sitting in Braselton, GA right now writing this had you not become Georgia’s governor.  That statement isn’t a political fan boy moment…it’s fact.  Both your candidacy