Friday, August 7, 2020

Obama should just say, ‘America is at war’

Since 2009, I have been venting exasperation with President Obama’s Bush-Lite war on terrorism almost from day one of his presidency. I have been particularly...

Yes, there could be a ‘President Trump’

It appears as though the words “President Trump” are terrifying to many Americans. But the words “President Hillary” are equally nightmarish! To the astute politicos...

Black people, let’s stop the bleeding

There is a crisis of monumental proportion in our Black communities, a crisis that if not checked will prove to be our demise. We...

Sanders supporters can bring down the Democrats

While the Republicans implode, Hillary Clinton moves towards the Democratic Party nomination by moving ever more towards the right. She and former president Bill Clinton...

Investing in low-income youth can end violence

Since the 1970s, we Black folks have resolutely refused to organize a national unity movement to promote and protect our cultural, economic, political, educational,...

Obama chugs Flint water, delivers another cynical lecture

“When I was five, six, seven,” the First Black President told an audience in Flint MI last week, “a lot of homes still had...

How Beyoncé became a sellout in North Carolina

In the mid-1980s, Miles Davis, U2, and Run-D.M.C. headlined a long list of entertainers who boycotted South Africa. They did so because they knew...

Education is the great equalizer, Part 1

“Education is the quintessential way in which people move beyond the circumstances of one’s birth.” –Isabel Sawhill Booker T. Washington understood this and preached it...

The ‘n-word’ police were at it again

If you waste your time reading posts and comments by idiots on the Internet, you would be aware that many people went sort of...

The life and death of a classic ‘Morehouse Man’

Editor’s note: Florida Courier Publisher Charles W. Cherry II eulogized his longtime friend, Dr. Frederick Vincent Miller, during a memorial service at Church by...