The moral hypocrisy of the Republican Party

By now, everyone is familiar with Judge Roy Moore of Alabama running to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions....

Will the Caribbean go the full distance for reparations from Europe?

Fifteen Caribbean Community (“CARICOM”) governments are being strongly advised to get ready for the long haul in their continuing quest for reparations for slavery...

Super Bowl ad using MLK’s voice was crass exploitation

It is incredibly sad to watch how the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life and legacy inspired and changed the lives...

Today’s youth movement embodies what MLK fought, died for

Kevin Cokley GUEST COMMENTARY The assassinations of civil rights activists Medgar Evers (1963), Malcolm X (1965) and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (1968) were stark...

Black boys need rites of passage programs

The year 2019 is important to African-American men because the opportunities are boundless and amazing. The...

Julian Bond − A dedicated life of service

Horace Julian Bond was born Jan. 14, 1940 in Nashville, Tenn., into a family of privilege. His father, Horace Mann Bond, was a noted educator...

Homosexuality is the new Black

In order to have a fully functioning society, we must have some common baseline of beliefs that join us together. Without this commonality, belonging...

We must support George E. Curry’s freedom-fighting legacy

The freedom struggle and civil rights movement of Black people in America and throughout the world have lost another courageous freedom fighter, journalist and...

‘Pathfinders’ for Black History Month

When I wrote my book, “Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History,” I hoped that some folks would touch the book each...

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...

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