Saturday, August 8, 2020

Gambling expansion harmful to low-income communities

CLARENCE V. MCKEE, ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY In what is becoming an annual tradition in Florida, legislators are debating bills that could expand gambling in one or...

Where’s the Black political money?

Billions of dollars will be spent in 2016 by candidates seeking election to public offices. Believe it or not, large sums of campaign contributions...

Trump plays the dozens as Jeb breaks down

During the Republican primary in South Carolina, candidate Donald Trump attacked candidate Jeb Bush by referring to his brother, former President George W. Bush. When...

Obama forever and ever

On January 20, 2017 someone other than Barack Obama will become president of the United States. Many people – this columnist included – long...

Fight over school choice is about freedom and justice

BISHOP VAUGHN McLAUGHLIN GUEST COMMENTARY I know many of you have heard by now that 10,000 people rallied in Tallahassee last month to support school choice...

Apple defends giving safe haven to terrorist plots

Three years ago, Edward Snowden made defying government mass surveillance a cause celebre. Ever since, tech companies have been in the vanguard of those...

Only Democrats compromise on court appointments 

President Obama has announced that despite threats from Republican leaders, he plans to nominate someone to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the...

Black women, mass incarceration missing from conversation

KIMBERLY TIGNOR TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw will spend the rest of his life behind bars for multiple counts of rape...

Pulling the puppet strings

I wonder what the members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the members of various Conferences of Black State Legislators and other Black elected...

Why do Blacks love the Clintons?

Let’s start with another question:  Why do the Clintons love Blacks? Pretty simple – they get the vast majority of Black votes.  All of those...