R. Reese Fuller

Folk Roots and politics don't mix

by R. Reese Fuller

With yesterday's inauguration of President Barack Obama, most of us have put the 2008 political campaign season behind us. But a pro-Obama video posted to YouTube in the days leading up the election is still causing a stir here. Last week, Louisiana Folk Roots posted this open letter to its website explaining why the nonprofit orgainzation isn't, and can't be, involved with political campaigns. Get the whole story in this week's edition of The Independent.