Friday, April 16, 2021

Donald Trump – ‘The disastrous rise of misplaced power’

DR. WILMER J. LEON III NNPA COLUMIST Donald Trump, the six-time bankrupted “businessman,” ran for president as a non-conformist, non-political outsider.  He fanned the flames of...

The American plutocracy gets its immoral tax bill

“I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.” Thomas Jefferson said that about slavery,...

Let me tell you about ‘the radical heart’

This column was inspired by B. J. Turner from Athens, Georgia, and the love shown to a long-time Georgia freedom fighter. It’s February 2018 and...

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...

Economics, not electoral politics, is the key to success

I say once again that Black Americans must continue to recognize the importance of maximizing their economic...

Smollett lied, others died for viral attention, money

Over the past few weeks, many of you asked why I was “refusing” to join the chorus...

Shifting Towards a New Foundation

BY DR. CLIFFORD PORTERVICE PRESIDENT OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY The effort to...

DEATH IN A FOREIGN PRISON

In an exclusive first-person story written for the Florida Courier, former State Representative Dwayne Taylor describes his experience as an inmate...

How austerity and militarism are killers

Donald Trump’s 2020 budget proposal reflects another significant increase in military spending along with corresponding cuts in...

The Russians are coming for Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris seems to love the Russiagate narrative more than any of the other Democratic Party presidential...