Catholic Ireland is trailblazer for gay rights

ANTHONY L. HALL, ESQ. FLORIDA COURIER COLUMNIST It might seem a surreal joke, but Ireland became the first nation in the world to legalize gay marriage...

Searching for the ‘Compassionate Conservative’

One of the principles of civics that I hold inviolate is that which tells me to vote for the candidate who’s most likely to...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 257

El-Hajj Malik el Shabazz – Malcolm X would have been 90 this week. I have four Black activist role models – Malcolm (Black people...

White eyes and Black lives

I love my Black friends, I love my non-Black friends and I love my neighbors. But most people just don’t get it! It amazes me...

When a Black mayor killed Black people

On May 13, 1985, Wilson Goode, the first Black mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, burned down a neighborhood occupied by other Black people. As mayor, he...

Immigration policy: Do Black lives matter?

TED HAYES PROJECT 21 In a nation of immigrants, do Black lives matter? Apparently not, because Black lives are effectively being ethno-racially cleansed from American society by...

Celebrating the legacy: Lifting the veil

DR. CHARLES A. HARPER, III GUEST COMMENTARY Editor’s note: On May 17, Dr. Harper delivered this keynote address during a ‘Vision of the Future’ ceremony,...

Legalized torture of prisoners

Freddie Gray is neither the first, nor will he be the last person to die in police custody. According to a 2011 report from the...

EU plans war to keep Europe White

The United States has been the big, bad leader of the imperial world for so long, we may sometimes forget that most of the...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 256

Bro. Prez’s presidential motto: If candidate Obama was known by “Yes We Can,” President Obama is known by “We Got This.” Contrary to the president’s...

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