I was able to represent for the little known, but fast-growing "afro-blogosphere" and definitively prove once and for all that "blogging while black" is not a myth, it is a vital reality that will one day revolutionize the modern mass media mafia, as we know it today.
He was able to meet and interview one of my heroes:
Check the entire post for insights and the Lewis interview.
...[O]ne of the absolute high points for me was having the honor interviewing Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) who I learned knew my paternal grandfather, Dr. Maurice F. Rabb, Sr., of Louisville, Kentucky. Both Fiskites, Rep. Lewis and the late Dr. Rabb (1901 - 1982) were civil rights activists and "race men", though my grandfather was significantly older than the venerable congressman.
Afro-Netizen has inspired me to write about politics more, so stay tuned. Of course, I have a project that may prevent me from actually writing that often for the next several months. We'll see.
Posted by ronn at August 5, 2004 11:01 PM