Friday, May 29, 2020

Beware of the political poverty pimps

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The races for the 2016 elections began years ago, as soon as Barack Obama was elected to his second...

Black women in the peace movement

Some words seem rarely mentioned in this highly toxic political season. We’ve heard about bombs and walls, but very little about peace. One is almost...

Castro should ask Obama about US political prisoners

President Obama knew it was impolitic to play his hypocritical human rights game while in the presence of Cuban President Raul Castro, in Havana,...

Does President Obama even care about Black people?

During the past seven-plus years, I have been extremely critical of President Obama’s willful neglect and callous disregard for the Black community. Blacks have been...

Hanging out with the wrong crowd

Some people that read The Gantt Report think I am a Florida guy. When I used to coordinate a lot of statewide political campaigns, haters...

Democrats and the Supreme Court scam

One of the most potent mantras of every Democratic propagandist or fearful party member goes something like this: “I don’t really like Clinton/Gore/Kerry/Obama/Clinton either,...

Coalition holds conference on self-determination and elections

Self-determination. It’s a term that was once at the center of the Black political discussion. How should Black folks organize themselves to gain the...

Black churches: Stop being pimped by politicians

Have you ever noticed during election time you’ll find candidates flocking to African-American churches? Okay, let me be more specific – Democratic candidates seeking...

Schools must teach about the FBI’s war on Black movements

URSULA WOLFE-ROCCA GUEST COMMENTARY This month marks the 45th anniversary of a dramatic moment in U.S. history. On March 8, 1971 – while Muhammad Ali was...

Do Black organizations really have our backs?

While Black people are bogged down in shallow and meaningless political discourse, our vaunted Black organizations continue to be MIA – except for their...