Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Why we need Black anger

The entire world witnessed American police murder, but time stopped for Black people when Alton Sterling and Philando Castille died on camera. Alton Sterling was...

The FBI targets Black ‘ideology’

The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation...

Don’t underestimate the power of Trump love

The recently published book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” is an inside account of the Donald Trump campaign and presidency. One...

Vietnam, the worst years of our lives – Part 2

During the presidential election of 1964, candidate Lyndon B. Johnson told a group of military supporters, “Get me elected and you can have your...

Donald Trump is ‘The Lying King’

“The Lion King” story follows the adventures of the young lion Simba, the heir of his father,...

Would slavery have ended sooner if the British had won?

KEITH BROOKS GUEST COMMENTARY “I would never have drawn my sword in the cause of America, if I could have conceived that thereby I was founding...

Conference featured best, brightest in Black women leaders

All too often, our “history” month turns into a tribute to the past. And while the past is an important place to lift up...

Protecting killer cops is a Chicago tradition

Last week, the city of Chicago released a video it had held for 400 days of a police officer apparently murdering a young man...
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Protect prisoners during COVID-19 pandemic

Inmates awaiting trial, the elderly, the afflicted, and those who have served much of their sentence should get early release, if possible quarantined at...

Folks in the congregations are suffering and smiling

One of my favorite musical songs is called “Suffering and Smiling” by the great Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti. It talks about how many religious leaders...