Donald Trump – ‘The disastrous rise of misplaced power’

DR. WILMER J. LEON III NNPA COLUMIST Donald Trump, the six-time bankrupted “businessman,” ran for president as a non-conformist, non-political outsider.  He fanned the flames of...

A ‘Love Supreme,’ father to son

This is a rough world to raise a child. For a Black man to raise a Black son, the odds may be stacked against...

Trump faces down CIA, co-opts Pentagon

It’s not like Donald Trump to “stifle” himself, as TV’s Archie Bunker used to say, but the president has been relatively subdued about his...

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...

The FBI targets Black ‘ideology’

The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation...

The FCC is delivering the Internet to corporate control

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair Ajit Pai’s plan to repeal net neutrality provisions and reclassify broadband providers from “common carriers” to “information services” is an unprecedented...

American-style protests raging in Iran

Iran is more like America than most Americans, including President Donald J. Trump, realize. I was among far too few Western commentators who hailed Iranians...

I’m calling ‘BS’ on ‘cultural appropriation’

Social media platforms are replete with people venting outrage. And nothing commands coverage in mainstream media these days quite like an outrage going viral...

Donald J. Trump is a ‘dead witch walking’

For all of Donald Trump’s first year as POTUS, he has been referring to investigations of him, his campaign, his transition team and the...

Covering the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando

CHRISTAL HAYES GUEST COMMENTARY Pizza, pajamas and “Grey’s Anatomy.” It was my time to unwind after a long shift of reporting on the shooting death of “The...

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