The politics of talking to North Korea

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly referred to as North Korea, has every right to develop nuclear weapons. It is a sovereign...

Trump, Kim agree to reality-TV hookup

President Trump’s agreement to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has everyone in Washington expressing shock and consternation. To be fair, Washington was...

A Black radical defense of the Second Amendment

PATRICK D. ANDERSON GUEST COMMENTARY Since Donald Trump took office, Black citizens have been increasingly arming themselves, a practice rooted in the long Black radical tradition...

Conference featured best, brightest in Black women leaders

All too often, our “history” month turns into a tribute to the past. And while the past is an important place to lift up...

Lessons, successes, failures of the West Virginia teachers’ strike

The nine-day West Virginia school strike was a long time coming and contains a number of useful (if not new) lessons. Lesson No. 1 –...

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...

The great, bloody Black dispersal from the cities

The de-Blackening of urban America is a wrenchingly painful and bloody amputation-in-progress. In a frenzy of demolition, the U.S. has lost a quarter-million units...

Master journalist, historian, teacher Lerone Bennett, Jr. dies

Brilliant journalist and historian Lerone Bennett, Jr., who died at age 89 on February 14, made Black History come alive to millions of people...

Venezuela and the revenge of the mad-dog empire

Only in the world of comic-book fantasies is the United States a friend to the oppressed in Africa or anywhere else on the planet....

‘Black Panther’ is enemy propaganda

I finally got around to seeing “Black Panther.” I’ve been Black nearly seven decades. My Blackness does not require affirmation from the Disney/Marvel comics universe,...

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