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The struggle against filthy music continues

The struggle against filthy music continues

The messages of Mahatma Gandhi, M.L. King, Jr., and others whose lives have modeled the benefits of thinking on a higher moral plane still serve as a guide for many of us who consider ourselves warriors for progressive social and spiritual advancement. Dr. C. DeLores Tucker, my predecessor as leader of the NCBW, stood firm […]

Clueless Trump thinks he’s pulled the plug on ISIS, Al-Qaida

Clueless Trump thinks he’s pulled the plug on ISIS, Al-Qaida

The international Islamic jihadist network, created nearly four decades ago in Afghanistan by the United States, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, is unraveling in full view of a planetary audience. Donald Trump thinks it’s all his doing – but he’s wrong, of course. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has rallied most of the Gulf Cooperative Council […]

Covering the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando

Covering the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando

CHRISTAL HAYES GUEST COMMENTARY Pizza, pajamas and “Grey’s Anatomy.” It was my time to unwind after a long shift of reporting on the shooting death of “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie after her Orlando concert. It was the biggest story I’d ever covered in the 18 months since I graduated from the University of Central […]

Here’s the lowdown on ‘Trump sheet’

Here’s the lowdown on ‘Trump sheet’

I have a Facebook profile page, but I block people from posting things on my personal page. It wasn’t a genius move that caused me to do that. I blocked everyone because people I didn’t know were flooding my page with self-promoting advertisements, booty pictures, fight videos, hypocritical religious messages, and political attacks on people […]

Say ‘No’ to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Say ‘No’ to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Call the scheme the “Make America Weak Act.” That is exactly what the evildoers and the ignorant of the world do when they come together to sell our great nation down the drain. Listen! Ain’t nobody going to cause us to fall into an abyss and never come back again. It is like the “crabs […]

Climate agreement is smoke and mirrors

Climate agreement is smoke and mirrors

There has been worldwide condemnation of Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. The anger is warranted, but it must also be said that the accord was more deal making and public relations than an attack on carbon production and global warming. Climate change is definitely not a hoax or a “con job,” as […]

This is why HBCUs must engage

This is why HBCUs must engage

JOHNNY C. TAYLOR, JR. GUEST COMMENTARY As president/CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), I spend much time working to build strategic government alliances that extend beyond our traditional Democratic support. Why? Look where America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are located. Most of TMCF’s 47 member-schools are clustered in Southern and Midwestern […]

Black-hating Negroes and their uses

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 to the White Man’s Party through ostentatious display of hatred and contempt for his fellow Blacks. Clarke is the go-to Negro for denunciations of Black Lives Matter (“Black Lies Matter,” in his words) […]

Blacks have given White liberals license to say racist things

Blacks have given White liberals license to say racist things

Comedian Bill Maher is known for his politically incorrect shtick. He knows better than anyone that nothing guarantees viral attention in this age of social media quite like a snarky point, sick prank, or salacious photo. Moreover, it’s self-evident that the aim of most points, pranks, and photos is not to provoke enlightened thought or […]

Melissa Harris-Perry blows smoke again

Melissa Harris-Perry blows smoke again

MSNBC isn’t giving her four hours of Saturday and Sunday morning time any more, but Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry is still the unofficial obfuscator-general for the up-and-coming faction of our Black misleadership class. This special status elevates her brain farts to New York Times op-eds, the latest one of which takes the NAACP and some older […]