Sunday, May 16, 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...

A woman on the $20 bill? Make her an entrepreneur

David W. Almasi GUEST COMMENTARY There’s a campaign underway to remove President Andrew Jackson’s face from the $20 bill and replace it with a woman as...

Donald Trump and the Black vote

RAYNARD JACKSON GUEST COLUMNIST The year 2015 brought tectonic changes in several areas of our lives that the media has ignored or under-reported. Too often, media...

Black man plus gun equals death everywhere in America

A week that began with the Black American psyche shocked and strained to its very limits by the outrageous police murders of Black men...

Republican Party rejects Black voters

Are Black voters so loyal to Democrats that their issues are ignored? Donald Trump suggests as much, arguing that Blacks had “nothing to lose”...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 292

Kenny Kinsler, 1955-2016 – As 2017 begins, I’m writing another obituary for another schoolmate. This time, it’s my high school basketball teammate Kenny Kinsler,...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 300

First Lady Omarosa Manigault Newman – Welcome, sister, to the Sunshine State! (For those who don’t know, she married Pastor John Allen Newman of...

The tide is turning on ‘Medicare for All’

A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Elizabeth Warren, in which the Massachusetts senator urged Democrats to campaign on Medicare For All, is a...

Time to ‘Make the ‘Hood Great Again’

Nowadays, it seems like everybody wants to make something great again. Russians are trying to make Moscow great again. Environmentalists are trying to make the...

Stay away from campaign con artists

If you or someone you know is considering running for public office in the 2018 elections, you might want to read this column and...