Author Archives: jeffroby

Reparations are alive!

  “A crime has been committed.  Reparations is the admission of that crime, one which shocks the conscience of the world.” Such is the foundation of the campaigns that Eritha Akilé Cainion and Jesse Nevel are running as candidates for … Continue reading

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League of Women Voters Debate

ST. PETERSBURG, July 10, 2017 — It all comes together. Last year, the night of March 31, three Black girls — Laniya Miller (15), Ashaunti Butler (15), and Dominique Battle (16) — were picked up and offered a ride home. … Continue reading

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Uhurus Own the Ground

ST. PETERSBURG, FL, June 22, 2017 — “My name is Jesse Nevel, and I m a candidate for Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida.” So began Jesse Nevel, who will be on the August 29 primary ballot in the supposedly non-partisan … Continue reading

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This is not a campaign. This is a movement!

ST. PETERSBURG, FL, June 6, 2017 — We are young! We are Black! We are Green!  We are Red!  We are a movement!  That was the message from the diverse crowd of 50 gathered on the steps of City Hall … Continue reading

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Pinellas Greens at St. Pete City Hall Rally for Uhuru Slate

Rose Roby speaking on behalf of the Pinellas County Green Party in front of St. Pete City Hall at today’s press conference for Jesse Nevel for Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida and Eritha Akile Cainion for Councilwoman for District 6. … Continue reading

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Syria — U.S. Hoists the False Flag

“I will give propagandistic cause for the release of the war, whether convincing or not.  The winner is not asked later whether he said the truth or not.” — Hitler to his generals, August 22, 1939 It started out with … Continue reading

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Homelessness — Human Rights supersede Civil Rights

For decades, fighters for social justice have been fighting for our civil rights.  Many of these invaluable battles have been successful, grounded in the promises set forth in the Constitution’s Bill of Rights.  We have had victories too numerous to … Continue reading

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Indignation is not Courage. Outrage is not Brains.

By most accounts, that Napoleon was a pretty smart fellow.  Riding the crest of the energy unleashed by the French Revolution, he revolutionized how war was fought.  Year after year, La Grande Armée laid low the feudal armies arrayed against … Continue reading

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We, too, are “Deplorables”

— An Interview with Don DeBar, conducted by Rose Roby Don DeBar is a highly-respected broadcast journalist and a courageous leader and former candidate for the Green Party.  As Senior Producer at Community Public Radio CPR News (CPR), he has … Continue reading

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Democracy and its Discontents.

“Voting integrity does not rise or fall on vote counting … there hasn’t been integrity in the voting system since the founding of the republic.” — An Interview with Don DeBar, conducted by Rose Roby Don DeBar is a highly-respected … Continue reading

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