Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Mother’s mink is a gift that keeps on giving

One Christmas morning many years ago, my mother walked out of the kitchen as she had done...

Elections in Florida need to be fair to ex-cons, students, and be safe

When it comes to elections, Florida’s state lawmakers have three main responsibilities: make sure the voting is...

Donald Trump is not Jesus Christ

The hours before the House of Representatives impeachment vote were a study in contrasts. 

Celebrating Kwanzaa in a troubled time

This is an important anniversary year for Black people in the United States. It’s been 400 years...

There’s still some good in the world

Today is my birthday (Dec. 20), and my church planned its usual wonderful holiday party that just...

Remembering Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher

“I thought that it was the greatest thing in the world that he was going to be our mayor. He was...

2020 is the year for Blacks to rise above foolishness

I hope all The Gantt Report readers are enjoying the holiday season. 2019 had its share of...

Will proposed CRA rule help or hurt Black America?

Amid the tinsel and garland celebrating the holiday season, two important federal financial regulators are planning how...

Prescription drugs prolonged husband’s life, protecting mine

After the devastating election loss of 2016, my husband Elijah Cummings and I talked about our worries...

Anti-Semitic order conjures more hate, and we need to be concerned

Language and the use of words can be more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction.