Some Whites feel church killer ‘could be my son’

MATTHEW C. WHITAKER NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST The Charlotte massacre was a premeditated stab at the heart of Black America, and at one of the moral epicenters...

40 reasons Blacks and the poor are incarcerated

BILL QUIGLEY GUEST COMMENTATOR Editor’s note: This is Part 2. Other reasons will be listed in upcoming weeks. 6. Traffic tickets are big business. And even if...

Hillary Clinton can’t see mass incarceration

Just last month, young Kalief Browder committed suicide. Browder was arrested at age16 for the alleged theft of a backpack. Without being formally charged...

‘May grace now lead them home’

Editor’s note: Here are excerpts from President Obama’s eulogy of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, S.C. on June 26. “They were still living by...

Sadly, it’s time for guns in church

GLENN MOLLETTE GUEST COMMENTARY A faith group in our town recently held a worship event with about 350-plus people in attendance. They expected people from several states...

Two men from Charleston

Seems like everyone on social media has posted something about the tragic murders of Black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C. But as always, The Gantt Report...

Roof isn’t a ‘terrorist,’ but #BlackLivesMatter may be

There’s a lot of noise asking why government officials from the Charleston Police Department to the FBI to President Obama refuse to call Charleston...

Why must Black Americans always forgive?

CHUCK HOBBS, ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY I cannot stop shaking my head at the comments I keep reading on traditional and social media from some Whites (emphasis...

‘I don’t deny that we are in fact superior’

Editor’s note: This “manifesto” appears on a website, The Last Rhodesian, registered to Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old who is accused of killing nine Black...

Emanuel A.M.E. and the buoyancy of hope

Once again, American society has been wounded by the dangerous forces of hatred and violence that have always shadowed the gleaming idealism of the...

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