Month: November 2020

What Democrats Must Do To Win Georgia Senate Run-Off Races

By Michael November 28, 2020 0

There is nothing quite like a bowl of juicy peaches in the morning. Georgia’s voters are like a bowl of fresh peaches to the fate of national politics. Both political parties want them, but neither can have the whole bowl.

Let’s face it, when the 2020 campaign season began, few prognosticators gave Democrats a chance to flip Georgia for former Vice-President Joe Biden. Even fewer gave Jon Ossoff and Dr. Raphael Warnock a chance to compete with Senators Kelly Loffler and David Perdue. Few that is, except Joe, Jon, and Raphael. read more

Family and Friends of Dr. Vivian Applaud My C. T. Vivian Story

By Michael November 26, 2020 2

Our author in residence, at Cascade Publishing House, Harold Michael Harvey, in the two weeks following the transition of Rev. Dr. C. T. Vivian, penned a 131-page book reflecting 27 years of conversations with the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient (My C. T. Vivian Story: A Powerful Flame That Burned Brightly, Cascade Publishing House, Atlanta, 2020). read more

A Powerful Flame That Burned Brightly

By Michael November 23, 2020 4

Editor’s Note:  This is an excerpt from the book My C. T. Vivian Story: A Powerful Flame That Burned Brightly by Living Now Bronze Medal-winning author Harold Michael Harvey

I first became aware of C. T. Vivian, February 19, 1965, on the CBS Evening News. Dallas County, Alabama Sheriff Jim Clark sucker-punched him after Vivian told Sheriff Clark that he thought he was as big a racist as Hitler. In the next breath, Vivian told Clark that he was not as big a racist as Hitler. I was 14 years old, perplexed by Jim Crow, and worried that Blacks, including myself, would never be free in America. A never-dying Jim Crowism was the daunting thought of my youth. read more

The Harvey Book Collection Makes Perfect Holiday Gifts

By Michael November 12, 2020 0
Harold Michael Harvey · GIVE THE GIFT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

“Son, you write with a wicked pen. I just wish I could get you on my side.” K. B. Young, Dean of Students at Tuskegee Institute, once said to future Award-winning author, Harold Michael Harvey.

The year was 1973. Harvey, a political science major, wrote a weekly column in the Campus Digest, the student newspaper, and defended students before the Institute’s Judicial Board. read more