Ballot or the Bullet?

What you may or may not know about me is I taught Public Speaking for a year at Mission College. The "Ballot or the Bullet" speech ranks seventh on the list of 100 great American speeches of the 20th century, as determined by leading scholars of rhetoric. I've been in a happy interracial marriage for [...]

By |2020-11-05T01:09:22-08:00November 3, 2020|Random Thoughts, Revolutionary|

No More

This poem has come to mind a little too often this year, thanks to the obvious militarization of our police force in Ferguson, the broken infrastructure and politics per usual in the U.S. May it be a reminder that we are all still making choices big and small. My name is Venus Jones and I [...]

By |2016-10-15T11:54:53-07:00November 9, 2014|Revolutionary|