Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Let me tell you about ‘inherited ignorance’

One of the reasons that African-Americans and many other people of African descent cannot progress at the rate that some ethnic groups do is...

Defending Farrakhan: New lies about Trump

RICHARD B. MUHAMMAD GUEST COMMENTARY The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – an old liar – is pushing a new lie. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has never “admired,”...

Reaping the dividends of entrepreneurship

Sarah Breedlove was born to sharecroppers on a plantation in Louisiana. Breedlove – later known to millions as Madam C.J. Walker – died on...

Goodbye, Melissa Harris-Perry!

When Melissa Harris-Perry publicly announced her resignation from MSNBC – the cable network that serves as the Democratic Party’s house organ – she vowed...

Where is today’s Madam C.J. Walker?

Women entrepreneurs have a powerful role model when they consider Madam C.J. Walker. One of our nation’s first female self-made millionaires, her story of combining...

Michigan’s corporate crimes must be terminated

This week, Steve Conn and Nicole Conoway are scheduled to appear before a Michigan judge to explain why they should not be legally prohibited...

STILL PLEADING OUR CAUSE

Media professionals considered the Florida Courier a dead man walking when it was launched as a statewide Black weekly newspaper on March 3, 2006....

BUSHwhacked in the presidential race

I was sorry to see Jeb Bush drop out of the race for the Republican nomination for president of the United States, but he...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 274

Your humble ‘hosehead’ returns with a vengeance – I am feeling much better after being diagnosed and treated for severe sleep apnea, an illness...

The third Reconstruction era

Many of us have been thrilled by the video of 106-year-old mentor and school volunteer Mrs. Virginia
McLaurin visiting the White House during a Black...