Karen Grigsby Bates http://redriverradio.org en Why Did Black Voters Flee The Republican Party In The 1960s? http://redriverradio.org/post/why-did-black-voters-flee-republican-party-1960s If you'd walked into a gathering of older black folks 100 years ago, you'd have found that most of them would have been Republican.<p>Wait... what?<p>Yep. Republican. Party of Lincoln. Party of the Emancipation. Party that pushed not only black votes but black politicians during that post-bellum period known as Reconstruction.<p>Today, it's almost the exact opposite. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:37:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 47155 at http://redriverradio.org Why Did Black Voters Flee The Republican Party In The 1960s? The Late Walter Dean Myers Wrote In The Language Of Teens http://redriverradio.org/post/late-walter-dean-myers-wrote-language-teens <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtlkXnf3-vY</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:03:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 46679 at http://redriverradio.org The Late Walter Dean Myers Wrote In The Language Of Teens Condiment Detente: Sriracha Plant To Stay In California City http://redriverradio.org/post/condiment-detente-sriracha-plant-stay-california-city The Sriracha-slurping public no longer has to worry about hoarding bottles and bottles of the spicy stuff: There will be hot sauce tomorrow and for the foreseeable future. Sriracha will continue to be made in the state-of-the-art plant David Tran built in Irwindale, Calif. Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 45037 at http://redriverradio.org Condiment Detente: Sriracha Plant To Stay In California City Nostalgia For What's Been Lost Since 'Brown V. Board' http://redriverradio.org/post/nostalgia-whats-been-lost-brown-v-board <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY4aOHTjGTM</p> Sat, 17 May 2014 09:39:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 44409 at http://redriverradio.org Nostalgia For What's Been Lost Since 'Brown V. Board' Sriracha-Maker Says Factory Will Remain In California http://redriverradio.org/post/sriracha-maker-says-factory-will-remain-california Sriracha hot sauce-maker Huy Fong Foods has been tussling with the City Council of Irwindale, Calif., near Los Angeles for months now over whether the factory's spicy smells harm its neighbors. There have been legal action and suggested fixes, but also pleas from other cities for the company to consider moving there.<p>David Tran, the CEO of Huy Fong, says he escaped from Vietnam almost 35 years ago to be free of the communist government there and its many intrusions.<p>"Today, I feel almost the same. Mon, 12 May 2014 07:46:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 44141 at http://redriverradio.org Sriracha-Maker Says Factory Will Remain In California