Forward is the Only Direction

This isn’t a highbrow endorsement of the President, nor do we at 40 Acres possess the hubris to believe that an “endorsement” on behalf of our blog means anything beyond an extra couple hundred words fired into the cyber ether. I’d gather that finding an endorsement for President Obama here would rank among the least … Continue reading


What’s up guys! I know we’ve been gone for a while, but I was too busy celebrating Kwanzaa to really post much. Just kidding, but I have really been working to come up with ideas to expand the site a little. There are a lot of places I think we can go with what 40 … Continue reading

Herman Coon

Just a few days ago I wrote a blog post exclaiming how I thought that regardless of Herman Cain’s views or side of the aisle, I thought he was good for the political process and a symbol for Black progress that showed that we could make it even in the most hostile of fields on … Continue reading

Should We Be Proud of Herman Cain?

Who would have thought we would live to see the day when we had TWO viable Black candidates for the Presidency? For whatever reason it seems that George W. Bush was such an awful President that he made Black candidates (and Black politicians as a whole) apparently much more palatable to the country as a … Continue reading