my interview with Aimee Allison

On Thursday, May 19, 2011, I interviewed Aimee Allison of RootsAction about her efforts to begin looking for an independent progressive presidential candidate to run for U.S. President in 2012. Click on the play button of the video above to learn about RootsAction.org. My interview with her is below: click on the PLAY arrow below the video box. Since the International Association of Fire Fighter’s break from the Democratic Party, it is essential for those dissatisfied with Obama’s work in his first term to galvanize citizens to run a more progressive candidate in 2012. -RF.

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Author: Dr. Rhone Fraser

Dr. Rhone Fraser is an independent writer and journalist born of Jamaican immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, on October 12, 1979. He moved to Florida in 1989 and graduated from Zephyrhills (FL) High School in 1997. He graduated from Yale University in 2001, after which time he taught in the public school systems in New Haven (CT) and the Bronx for three years. He then began writing independently and finished a documentary play on the life of Fannie Lou Hamer entitled, "Living Sacrifice," for which he still seeks publication. He earned his Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple as of August 31, 2012. His dissertation was a literary and historical analysis of Pauline Hopkins, A. Philip Randolph and Paul Robeson. He also is a freelance editor and radio producer, and is currently producer of WPEB's Freedom Readers on 88.1 FM in Philadelphia.