Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Don’t pressure Africa to embrace same-sex unions

LEKAN OGUNTOYINBO NNPA COLUMNIST Over a picture of two bearded tuxedo-clad men kissing, a Nigerian-born acquaintance of mine posted on Facebook: “May I, my children, grandchildren...

The Fidel Castro that Black people knew

When politicians of any nation disagree with or hate another political leader, the haters are quick to call their adversaries “thugs, tyrants or dictators.” Whenever...

A good time for patience

Most of us run around every day—often frantically and stressed out wondering how we’re going to handle everything that is on our plate. Day after...

The truth about the women’s march against Trump

Donald J. Trump is clearly the most thin-skinned, self-centered and self-aggrandizing man ever elected president of the United States. This explains why he became...

All hail Serena, the greatest athlete ever!

Serena Williams had tennis fans in suspended animation until last month’s “Saturday Down Under.” She won her seventh Australian Open singles title and reclaimed the...

Blacks should not become Uncle Sam’s cleanup crew

The landscape of the United States is littered with physical testimony to the nation’s origins as a White settler colonial outpost of land pirates...

Lessons from Kobe Bryant’s death

Unfortunately, as we all now know, Kobe Bryant died tragically in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, along with nine other innocent people. I’ve...

Broward circuit judge doesn’t deserve re-election

JOHNNY L. McCRAY, JR., ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY As I was leaving church service in Pompano Beach recently, I picked up the Black-owned Westside Gazette newspaper and...

‘Austerity’ is the race to the bottom

The striking General Motors workers are locked in an epochal struggle against the global corporate drive to...

It’s time to sign Colin Kaepernick

Though this legal battle with Kaepernick has been resolved, he isn’t going away either. The league will...