Another day, another shooting in gun-crazy USA

Gun violence has become so commonplace in the United States that reacting to it has now descended into gallows humor. Only this explains Reddit compiling...

GOP leaders taste their own medicine

There’s an adage that says, “What goes around, comes around.” I thought about that when I saw the response of many congressional Republicans after...

Carmen de Lavallade, the magnificent dancer, choreographer, actress

When hearing that master dancer, choreographer, and actress Carmen de Lavallade, 86, would be one of the 2017 Kennedy Honors recipients, my first reaction...

When will it end?

After all of the senseless killings in schools, in churches, in workplaces, on streets by civilians and by those charged to protect and to...

Robert Mercer rules, along with Donald Trump

If it can be said that any one person is responsible for Donald Trump’s election, then Robert Mercer is the clear choice. The founder of the...

The Democrats’ year of living stupidly

For more than a year now, the collective U.S. ruling class, with Democratic Party and corporate media operatives in the vanguard, has frozen the...

When coattails become halter-top

There are more than a few elected officials that slid into public office on the coattails of President Barack Obama. The extraordinary high turnout of...

Who really played HBCUs?

JERELL BLAKELY GUEST COMMENTARY Editor’s Note: This is an edited version of a commentary originally posted on www. HBCUDigest.com. Donald Trump’s recent outreach to the HBCU...

Some folks have Trump Derangement Syndrome

HARRY C. ALFORD GUEST COLUMNIST There is something going around throughout the United States that is causing anger, almost to the point of insanity. It is turning...

War abroad breeds homicidal indifference at home

Underground fires are notoriously hard to control or extinguish. One fire in a St. Louis, Mo., landfill is at least five years old. It...

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