U.S. voter turnout is low because there’s little to vote for

President Obama wants you to believe that the political map of the United States would be transformed – “completely changed,” he says – if...

Power to question bullies

Gregory E. Woods GUEST COLUMNIST You have to question bullies. I am adamant about that. I saw how bullies were as a kid and as an...

The new Negro voice

Back during the days of slavery, when the wicked slave master was curious about what was going on in the slave quarters he asked...

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...

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