Donald Trump – ‘The disastrous rise of misplaced power’

DR. WILMER J. LEON III NNPA COLUMIST Donald Trump, the six-time bankrupted “businessman,” ran for president as a non-conformist, non-political outsider.  He fanned the flames of...

How fakeness tarnishes hip-hop

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson recently filed for bankruptcy and testified in court that despite his flashy public persona, he is only worth $4.4 million. Not...

STILL PLEADING OUR CAUSE

Media professionals considered the Florida Courier a dead man walking when it was launched as a statewide Black weekly newspaper on March 3, 2006....

Don’t play ‘head games’ with women

One of the worst things you can do to a woman is comment on her hair! I admit it. I don’t get it! From birth...

The right to vote has been fractured

America’s election system is a disgrace, as the 2016 presidential election once more demonstrates. This isn’t sour grapes. I’m disappointed that my candidate lost. But...

B-CU, FMU show the spectrum of HBCU outreach

DR. TAMEKA HOBBS GUEST COMMENTARY The graduation season of 2017 has offered some interesting comparison in leadership among HBCU presidents. The administration at Bethune-Cookman University, under the...

When Obama’s White House attacked the NBCC, Part 1

It seemed like the world was changing for the better. People all over the world celebrated because America elected its first Black (half-Black) president....

All Putin has to show for his meddling is more sanctions

Much has been made of the way Russian President Vladimir Putin meddled to get Donald Trump elected president. The prevailing view – in both...

Harvey, Katrina’s big brother, has arrived

It has been a good span of fair weather in the Gulf Coast of the United States. However, that lull has ended. After 12...

It’s ‘ride or die’ time for B-CU alumni

We live in a world which respects power above all things. Power, intelligently directed, can lead to more freedom. Unwisely directed, it can be...

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