Maya Angelou will forever be remembered not only for her fiction, but for campaigning for a better life for the American people, writes John Nichols
Barack Obama, the president who swore his second oath of office on the bibles of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr, used his inaugural address to chart an arc of history from the liberation movements of Lincoln’s time through the civil rights movements a century later, to the day on which hundreds of thousands of Americans cheered for the promise of an emboldened presidency.
City Press on Twitter
- MT @neoraselabe: Our African leaders are concerned with filling their pockets with money and power. #talkingpoint 5 hours ago
- Champions League round-up: Real outclass Liverpool, Arsenal pull off late comeback: http://t.co/h35kk8ZnNT 5 hours ago
- RT @IamMfanelo: No its a "Pause". "@City_Press: Chiefs’ winning run comes to an end: http://t.co/3lbvqo3GSU" 6 hours ago
- RT @Bonga_Hugo: "@City_Press: Chiefs’ winning run comes to an end: http://t.co/3lbvqo3GSU" unbeaten run continues! 6 hours ago
- Chiefs’ winning run comes to an end: http://t.co/3lbvqo3GSU 6 hours ago
- Cpt: 15 - 22°C
- Pta: 15 - 29°C
- Jhb: 12 - 26°C
- Bloem: 11 - 31°C
- Dbn: 16 - 25°C
- PE: 16 - 22°C
Milisuthando Bongela asks where the underprivileged black woman is in the midst of all this trendy feminism.
It should be increasingly difficult for South Africa’s top executives to justify their enormous pay packages, given the furore over excessive pay, the country’s high level of unemployment, and the huge disparity between the highest- and lowest-paid employees at companies.