Master journalist, historian, teacher Lerone Bennett, Jr. dies

Brilliant journalist and historian Lerone Bennett, Jr., who died at age 89 on February 14, made Black History come alive to millions of people...

Venezuela and the revenge of the mad-dog empire

Only in the world of comic-book fantasies is the United States a friend to the oppressed in Africa or anywhere else on the planet....

A state takeover of B-CU is not the answer

BY DR. SHEILA FLEMMING-HUNTER / GUEST COMMENTARY I write this letter because I do not want Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) to be a political ball thrown...

On the future of Bethune-Cookman University

BY MICHAEL CANTU / GUEST COMMENTARY It is no secret to residents of the Daytona area that Bethune-Cookman University has recently been beset by troubling...

‘Black Panther’ is enemy propaganda

I finally got around to seeing “Black Panther.” I’ve been Black nearly seven decades. My Blackness does not require affirmation from the Disney/Marvel comics universe,...

‘Black Panther’ is the movie we deserve

As long as there have been movies, there have been movie heroes. From Douglas Fairbanks’ swashbuckling heroes like Zorro and Robin Hood in the 1920s,...

‘Black Panther’ showcases STEM applications

As I sat in the theater mesmerized by Marvel’s record-breaking “Black Panther,” there were so many moments and messages that filled me with an...

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...

Why mass shootings will continue

America has a unique history with firearms. The settler colonial state enshrined gun ownership into the constitution because of a determination to maintain chattel slavery and...

Speaking to our children about violence

A familiar verse penned from the gospel writer Luke said the angels proclaimed at the birth of Christ “peace on earth and goodwill toward...

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