Thursday, November 10, 2005

Dr. White on why Colin Powell has become a media figure:

In 1988, Jesse Jackson shook the white male elite establishment to it's core by coming too close to winning the Democratic nomination for the presidency. The response in the media was further restrict who who been given the microphone or spotlight to represent the black community. Colin Powell became the first african american to head the Joint Cheifs of Staff in 1989.