A death-blow to the N-word

Doesn’t it bother you that every so often we hear someone of a different ethnic group use the ‘N word’ and then apologize for...

Will you retire in the 1 percent?

When I was 24 years old working in my dream job at my hometown newspaper, I received an email that changed my life forever...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 251

From the New York Times – A recent headline reads, ‘Jeb Bush’s Team Plots Vast Effort to Win Florida,’ and describes how Jeb’s nascent...

‘Cookie Lyon,’ politics, and the evolution of HBCU advocacy

JARRETT L. CARTER, SR. GUEST COMMENTARY Howard University alumna Taraji P. Henson recently earned headlines for insisting that her son transfer to Howard following a racial...

I am not bitter

I went to church during “Women’s Month” and listened to a beautiful message I love to hear about “Naomi,” a woman that had her...

Programs not prisons

Whenever this country spends its time and resources locking up individuals rather than establishing programs that will keep individuals out of the system, a...

Is Scott telling the truth about climate change?

ROGER CALDWELL GUEST COLUMNIST Governor Scott likes to embarrass Florida by implementing ridiculous policies, which makes the national media ask questions such as ‘Where’s the leadership...

Connecting with businesses in Colombia – Part 1

Where do I begin to tell the story of our trade mission to the beautiful nation of Colombia? It had been in the planning...

Top 10 arguments for raising the minimum wage

BILL QUIGLEY BLACK AGENDA REPORT You know the minimum wage is too low when….Walmart announces it will raise its minimum wage to $10 an hour by...

Why you should never co-sign a loan

TENESHIA LAFAYE MISS MONEY SENSE Everybody needs help sometimes, but if that help comes in the form of asking you to co-sign on a loan, you...

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