Saturday, November 28, 2020

Donald Trump – ‘The disastrous rise of misplaced power’

DR. WILMER J. LEON III NNPA COLUMIST Donald Trump, the six-time bankrupted “businessman,” ran for president as a non-conformist, non-political outsider.  He fanned the flames of...

Coronavirus illustrates our still separate and unequal society

African Americans are more likely to be afflicted with pre-existing health conditions that make the virus particularly fatal: heart disease, diabetes, asthma, obesity. According...

We are all horrified, but only White people have luxury of being shocked

Last night while my city burned and curfew fell, I sat and watched “Black Panther” and thought about what smug hypocrites White people can...

Searching for the ‘Compassionate Conservative’

One of the principles of civics that I hold inviolate is that which tells me to vote for the candidate who’s most likely to...

Unrepresented by our representatives

Does it really matter who wins the presidency?  How can it matter to Black folks, considering the way we “play” politics? We have no power,...

International house Negroes defend European Union

We can be sure that the British exit from the European Union represents a profound crisis for the global capitalist order. We know this...

Hillary Clinton’s racial hypocrisy

CLARENCE V. MCKEE, ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY Hillary Clinton has some gall calling Donald Trump and his supporters racists! She and her Black and White supporters are the...

In defense of messed-up HBCU boards

JL CARTER SR. GUEST COMMENTARY Dozens of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) presidents over the last few years have been fired, but only a handful...

Clueless Trump thinks he’s pulled the plug on ISIS, Al-Qaida

The international Islamic jihadist network, created nearly four decades ago in Afghanistan by the United States, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, is unraveling in full...

Thinking about The Bahamas’ Independence Day

On July 14, The Bahamas celebrated 44 years of independence. I heartily joined in hailing our motto: “Forward, Upward, Onward Together” … my Bahamaland! We...