Saturday, March 28, 2020

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 262

Edward H. “Googie” Hayes, III, 1955-2015 – My hometown of Daytona Beach is a small town in which everybody pretty much knows everybody else...

Haitians in Dominican Republic may become stateless

LEKAN OGUNTOYINBO NNPA COLUMNIST Racism is flaring its ugly head again on the island of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For...

Democrats think you are stupid

Last month, Talking Points Memo noted that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is the recipient of tens of millions of dollars in legal bribes...

Time to repeal Second Amendment

ROGER CALDWELL GUEST COLUMNIST In Chicago during the July 4th holiday, there were 14 citizens killed with guns and 82 injured by gunshots. Violence with guns...

The civil rights movement and the Class of 1965

HOWARD SIMON GUEST COMMENTARY In 1965, the City College of New York (CCNY) student government received a telegram from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – one...

40 reasons Blacks and the poor are incarcerated

BILL QUIGLEY GUEST COMMENTATOR Editor’s note: This is Part 4. Other reasons will be listed in upcoming weeks. 18. Those who are too poor, too mentally ill...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 261

Why a series called ‘Negroes with Guns’? Because it’s time for Black America to adapt or die. My good Christian friends, in the wake of...

‘Go with the flow.’ Really?

I don’t care too much for the phrase “Go with the flow.” It reminds me of “Tow the line,” “Stick with the program,” “Follow...

We are putty in other people’s hands

Incidents over just the past two months have taken Black folks on the psychological ride of our lives. The White woman in Spokane, Wash., who...

Don’t pressure Africa to embrace same-sex unions

LEKAN OGUNTOYINBO NNPA COLUMNIST Over a picture of two bearded tuxedo-clad men kissing, a Nigerian-born acquaintance of mine posted on Facebook: “May I, my children, grandchildren...