Change is a young person’s game

Why we don’t progress is a question that so-called Black scholars have debated for hundreds of years. Booker T. Washington had an idea about how...

I’m calling ‘BS’ on ‘cultural appropriation’

Social media platforms are replete with people venting outrage. And nothing commands coverage in mainstream media these days quite like an outrage going viral...

The great, bloody Black dispersal from the cities

The de-Blackening of urban America is a wrenchingly painful and bloody amputation-in-progress. In a frenzy of demolition, the U.S. has lost a quarter-million units...

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...

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