Monday, July 13, 2020

Symbols, statues and substance

Some of the symbols of racism are being erased, albeit slowly, but little has changed about the substance of racial inequality. People should not...

Will there be post-protest empowerment?

Movement organizers must avoid providing opportunities for scoundrels, sell-out artists and Democratic Party operatives to pose as friends of “the community.” The lasting victories...

Dems exploit Floyd’s death to erase racist past

Speaker Pelosi took political exploitation of Floyd to a new low. Referring to the GOP legislation, she said that Republicans were 'trying to get...

Capitalize ‘Black’ – then demand reparations

I have switched back and forth over the years. With this new awakening, however, I shall begin capitalizing the “B” when referring to Black...

Beware of the shackles on your bankrolls

The ancestors of African Americans were kidnapped from the shores of their Motherland and transported to America on slave ships to make European colonizers...

Some officers have been Klan-picked

Once upon a time in America, one White man with a pot belly like Donald Trump wearing a White Colonel Sanders suit could control...

House leaders demand details on PPP

As the remaining days dwindle for small businesses to apply for loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), both banks and federal officials...

By supporting Confederate monuments, Donald Trump sides with racists

If there was doubt about where the president stands on the issue of racism in America, he made it clear during his campaign rally...

College football amid a pandemic not worth risk to young men’s lives

How many lives of young men and women should be sacrificed for entertainment and for billions in profit? That question can’t be ducked as the...

More ways to take our power back

During the years between 1900 to 1930, we entered what historian Juliette Walker called the “Golden age of Black business” — the number Black-owned...