Obama’s Selma song: America is not racist – it’s just Ferguson

Barack Obama returned to Selma, Alabama, last Saturday, with an updated version of his speech on race delivered eight years ago, during another commemoration...

Why isn’t Sen. Kirk’s threat national news?

On March 2, Illinois Senator Mark Kirk plainly threatened the people of Chicago. If Rahm Emanuel was not re-elected mayor, he declared, banksters and...

Words in the wind

GREGORY E. WOODS KEEPER OF STORIES The coming together of understanding has never been separated by physical boundaries. Wisdom and the wise have always traveled the...

The Chicago reckoning

Why is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a neck and neck run-off for re-election? He enjoys national press attention, advertises the endorsement of hometown...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 249

Florida state prisons – They are an abomination that Gov. Rick Scott wants to ignore. One of the last things U.S. Attorney General Eric...

Your meekness is your weakness

Ever since Floyd Mayweather was a little bitty boy, he wanted to be a professional fighter. Today, “Money” Mayweather is universally known as the “pound-for...

Selma: 50 years later

Over the weekend, many people from all over the United States gathered in Selma, Alabama to remember and commemorate the march over the Edmund...

Justice for whom?

MINDY L. MAYES, MPH GUEST COLUMNIST I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands,...

Why you should pursue multiple income streams

TENESHIA LAFAYE MISS MONEY SENSE I have mentioned before how your job should fund your dreams because you can use some of your earnings to start...

‘We honor those who walked so we could run’

Editor's note: Here are excerpts from President Obama's speech on March 7 at the during the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march.  President...

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