Why we need Black anger

The entire world witnessed American police murder, but time stopped for Black people when Alton Sterling and Philando Castille died on camera. Alton Sterling was...

Go back to basics and vote intelligently

We have been going through my archives.  Some of my writings from the past still apply today. Some are more relevant today than they were...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 292

Kenny Kinsler, 1955-2016 – As 2017 begins, I’m writing another obituary for another schoolmate. This time, it’s my high school basketball teammate Kenny Kinsler,...

‘OUR HERO’

Crusading Black journalist George E. Curry was celebrated during a rousing homegoing service in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama before being interred in a...

MLK and Obama: Two diametrically opposed legacies

Editor’s note – The following is an edited version of remarks delivered by Glen Ford at a panel discussion on April 3 organized by World...

Could Blacks swing the election to Trump?

For decades, the Democratic Party has taken the Black vote for granted – and for good statistical reasons. Barack Obama captured at least 95 percent...

Obama chugs Flint water, delivers another cynical lecture

“When I was five, six, seven,” the First Black President told an audience in Flint MI last week, “a lot of homes still had...

Black women, mass incarceration missing from conversation

KIMBERLY TIGNOR TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw will spend the rest of his life behind bars for multiple counts of rape...

America is starving Syria

The degree to which the American corporate media will cover up for American foreign policy atrocities knows no bounds. The country’s leading newspapers and...

Vietnam, the worst years of our lives – Part 3

The Vietnam War had a physical span of 10 years (1965-1975). At the end, U.S. civilians, State Department employees and Vietnamese all fled...

Follow us

7,255FansLike
687FollowersFollow

WORLD