Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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...

Without fear or favor

On Friday, May 1, Marilyn J. Mosby, the States Attorney for Baltimore City, announced she had found probable cause to prosecute six Baltimore police...

Have hip-hop and Wall Street destroyed soul music?

We have always had a strong affinity for music.  Soon after our forefathers were let off the slave ships and sold to plantations we...

What should we teach them now?

JOHN SILVANUS WILSON GUEST COMMENTARY In 1984, my brother and I were fortunate enough to survive an encounter with the police. It occurred near the beginning...

Black youth learn the nature of the duopoly beast

Movements are difficult phenomena to measure. Scholars bicker over where and when to pinpoint the beginnings of social movements, or when they have petered...

‘Pathfinders’ for Black History Month

When I wrote my book, “Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History,” I hoped that some folks would touch the book each...

A timid GOP is mystifying and perilous

I have no doubt that much of the mainstream media and Democratic leadership were wishing that President Trump’s historic and successful overseas trip would...

When Obama’s White House attacked the NBCC, Part 2

It was quite a victory for business organizations. We stopped the “cap and trade” bill dead in it tracks. This would be the start...

Black women still deal with unequal pay, bias

STARITA SMITH TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Despite the astronomical pay of Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams and other celebrities, African-American women are still not earning as much money...

What’s new with the NAACP? Nothing

“I thank God that most of the money that supports the NAACP comes from Black hands; a still larger proportion must so come, and...