Monday, June 1, 2020

Just how blind will Black America be?

The late musician Gil Scott-Heron once asked, “Just how blind will America be?  The world is on the edge of its seat; defeat on...

Is Barack Obama ‘The Reluctant President’?

Whether “The Reluctant President” title will stick to the legacy of Barack Hussein Obama will be determined in decades to come. The troubling aspect...

Don’t fall for holiday buying hype

The term “Black Friday” does not refer to Black people, but to the Friday after Thanksgiving when retailers can forecast whether they will end...

The Paris attacks and the ‘White Lives Matter’ movement

AJAMU BARAKA BLACK AGENDA REPORT I received a message from one of my friends in Lebanon who asked with feigned curiosity why the U.S. media only...

The ugly truths America must face

On November 14, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia announced the university will rename two buildings on campus named for two 19th century Georgetown...

Bombing ISIS is violent self-gratification

As written online in the Daily Beast on Nov. 17: “No doubt Russia needed to retaliate after ISIS blew up a Russian plane, killing...

From the mouths of babes

Before we get into this week’s column, I’d like to first say my prayers go out to all of the families whose loved ones...

Beyond T-shirts and hoodies

Recollections of my 1995 article on the business of college athletics danced in my head when I heard the news about the University of...

Useless Black politics and child poverty

There have never been more Black elected and appointed officials, more Black corporate and military functionaries, or more Black faces on TV and in...

‘Black Lives Matter’ groups hope for big payday

This week, the funders of the Democratic wing of the corporate Deep State – most prominently, currency manipulator George Soros – have invited elements...