Let’s end summer hunger now!

“I qualify for free and reduced lunch. I can get a free breakfast, I can get like a muffin, juice, anything like that, in...

Black churches: Stop being pimped by politicians

Have you ever noticed during election time you’ll find candidates flocking to African-American churches? Okay, let me be more specific – Democratic candidates seeking...

Jeff Bezos, the American oligarch

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $105 billion and is the richest man in the world. But he is not just...

‘In the presence of my enemies’

Frederick Douglass once said, “You can’t get crops without plowing the land.” Samora Machel said, “You can’t get tea without boiling the water.” The...

Thinking about The Bahamas’ Independence Day

On July 14, The Bahamas celebrated 44 years of independence. I heartily joined in hailing our motto: “Forward, Upward, Onward Together” … my Bahamaland! We...

Black-hating Negroes and their uses

David Clarke, the sheriff of Milwaukee County who appears slated for a top post at the Department of Homeland Security, has made himself valuable...

Another empty Black face in a high place

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, Democratic party honchos are scrambling to reassure their funders and to shore up the careers of Democratic...

Black college households lost half their wealth, despite degrees

For generations, it has been an article of faith among Black people that education is the path to success for the individual and for...

Julian Bond − A dedicated life of service

Horace Julian Bond was born Jan. 14, 1940 in Nashville, Tenn., into a family of privilege. His father, Horace Mann Bond, was a noted educator...

Erik Killmonger is the real MVP of ‘Black Panther’

Editor’s note: Commentaries on this page contain spoilers for the “Black Panther” movie. Marvel’s big screen adaptation of “Black Panther” surpassed all expectations of its...

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