Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Today’s social justice movement was born out of anger, not hope

Fighting for social justice has never been pretty. People get impatient and angry. Someone always gets knocked down. John Lewis’ beating on Bloody Sunday revealed...

Attempts to block minority voting must be stopped

If there was ever a day that signaled the voting rights of minorities were under renewed and serious attack, it was June 25, 2013,...

Don’t sleep on ‘the cat’

Most of the time, I am reluctant to toot my own horn, but “Toot, toot”! I’m proud that sometimes God gives me the vision to...

Black leadership’s shameful silence on violence

The blaring July 13 headline in the New York Post said it all, “ENOUGH.” It was referring to the murder of one-year-old Davell Gardner...

CFPB gives green light to predatory payday lenders

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc throughout the country, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently took an ill-advised and untimely action. On July 7,...

Dems will never choose transformative change

The COVID-19 epidemic proved beyond all rational doubt that decades of bipartisan privatization and austerity had destroyed the U.S. “public” health care system, rendering...

When John Lewis met Malcolm X in Kenya

In his book, “Malcolm X: The FBI Files,” Clayborne Carson wrote about an October 1964 firsttime meeting between Brother Malcolm and John Lewis while...

John Lewis is an American icon

“God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” (1 Corinthians 14: 33.) Congressman John Lewis...

Propaganda won’t get rid of Trump

At this juncture, no one should claim they know who the next president will be. Phony stories and wishful thinking won’t get Donald Trump...

Righteous and good, but dead

People of goodwill all over Planet Earth are mourning the passing of two civil rights legends. Congressman  John Robert Lewis died at age 80 after...