Paradise lost and found

A lot of animals got saved in Florida as Hurricane Irma blazed a path of destruction that stretched from the coast of Africa to...

Reflections on Hurricane Irma

Note: This column is updated from the newspaper version.  The name – “Irma” reminds me of one of my old girlfriends with a similar-sounding name. She...

Nature isn’t on a rampage: We are

CYNTHIA BARNETT GUEST COMMENTARY In 1927, as the muddy waters of the Mississippi River began to recede from what was then the deadliest storm-related flood in...

Strengthen government to prepare us for coming disasters

Hurricane Irma left most of Florida without power. Houston, America’s fourth-largest city, suffered the most extreme rain event in U.S. history. Ash from wildfires in...

GOP leaders taste their own medicine

There’s an adage that says, “What goes around, comes around.” I thought about that when I saw the response of many congressional Republicans after...

My reaction to Charlottesville

The barrage of commentary from the Charlottesville confrontation by lovers and supporters of the former Confederate States of America, especially regarding General Robert E....

Houston increases profits, de-emphasizes humans

DR. KENNETH O. MORGAN BLACK AGENDA REPORT Hurricane Harvey affected 6.8 million Texans, according to big business media. It adversely affected a quarter of the Lone...

I’m thinking about the storm this time

The price of gasoline recently increased dramatically after parts of Texas were flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. An even more severe hurricane,...

Is peace escaping our world?

Look at all the continents on this earth, and you will find unrest. There are many reasons. Perhaps the main reason is the failure of...

What’s new with the NAACP? Nothing

“I thank God that most of the money that supports the NAACP comes from Black hands; a still larger proportion must so come, and...

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