Thursday, January 21, 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...

Race politics and tolerance of violence rule media, Democrats

Do you know the name, Cannon Hinnant? Most likely not. Cannon is the 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head at point-blank range in...

Stop president from trashing post office

The post office is one of the most respected institutions in America, a lifeline for millions of Americans, and a source of good jobs...

Black women helped Harris get to the White House

The political groundwork laid by Stacey Abrams was directly responsible for putting Georgia in the Democratic column. She strode across the Delaware stage, the proud...

Pandemic relief and the Georgia elections

It’s not very often that voters have a chance to shift the direction of the country twice in just two months. Let’s make it...

Beware of trouble in paradise

I’ve visited Europe, Africa, South America, and a few other continents. But my favorite travel destination is the Caribbean islands. Perhaps I enjoy myself there...

From ‘Black Power’ to ‘Green Power’

Remember the days of the clinched fist, the afro, the dashiki, and black berets? Remember Stokely Carmichael, Angela Davis, Huey P. Newton and Bobby...

Homie the Black political clown

African-Americans can’t wait to get to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2016 United States elections. One presidential candidate is “Heckle.” The other...

Ellison tries to pass Democratic ‘Farrakhan’ test

RICHARD B. MUHAMMAD GUEST COMMENTARY Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison is seeking to lead the Democratic National Committee as the party seeks someone to bring Democrats into...

NAACP should continue to clean house

The national office of the NAACP has made a couple of significant changes lately; they dismissed Chairwoman Roslyn Brock and President Cornell Brooks.  Although I...