Saturday, November 28, 2020

The same old reasons Florida Democrats lost – again

Note: This version is updated from the commentary appearing in the November 6, 2020 issue of the Florida Courier. State Democratic leadership still believes...

Why some Black men, like Ice Cube, support Trump

For weeks, I’ve been trying to figure out why polls keep showing that a small, yet still politically significant, number of Black men are...

My plan to lift every voice in Black America

There is injustice in America. There is discrimination. There is a legacy of racism and inequality that lives still in our institutions, our laws,...

Why Boseman’s death hurts so much

Although his tenure was cut short, his legacy is solidified. Boseman’s life taught us that the impact that we make in this world is...

Grieving our young Black king, Chadwick Boseman

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single...

‘What to the slave is the Fourth of July?’

Editor’s note: On July 5, 1852, anti-slavery crusader Frederick Douglass spoke at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Rochester,...

‘The Negro is not equal to the White man’

Editor’s note: In what’s known as his “Cornerstone Speech,” on March 21, 1861, Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens presents what...

Hate is now acceptable, and America has no moral compass

The time to eliminate hate, poverty, racism, bullying, police brutality and hunger is now. We can no longer ‘wait.’ I am committed to working...

A country of bitter Americans

American society is at a spiritual crossroads because of the merciless, brutal, police murder of George Floyd. Which way America: spiritual unity or societal chaos?...

Before COVID-19, racism was the ultimate pandemic

In the midst of the murder of George Floyd, the fires rage across the United States of America. The South Florida Black Prosperity Alliance understands...