Friday, April 16, 2021

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...

Covering the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando

CHRISTAL HAYES GUEST COMMENTARY Pizza, pajamas and “Grey’s Anatomy.” It was my time to unwind after a long shift of reporting on the shooting death of “The...

A country of bitter Americans

American society is at a spiritual crossroads because of the merciless, brutal, police murder of George Floyd. Which way America: spiritual unity or societal chaos?...

GOP forms circular firing squad over Obamacare

CLARENCE V. MCKEE, ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY It’s becoming increasingly clear that the exercise of political power appears to be a total stranger to congressional Republicans. As...

Alice Flowers’ parent abuse bill

ROGER CALDWELL GUEST COLUMNIST Alice Slaughter-Flowers and her daughter, Tiffany Kelly, returned home from Tallahassee this week, extremely delighted with the support they received from many...

A strong message for the Christian community

A few weeks ago, Dr. Jamal Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore, hosted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan from the Nation...

Quit being suckered into spending your hard-earned money

TENESHIA LAFAYE MISS MONEY SENSE The offers can be tempting. Get $1,000 cash now to go on a vacation or catch up on bills. Apply for...

Blacks must diversify voting portfolios

Blacks gave Obama 96 percent of their votes in 2008 and 94 percent of their votes in 2012. We, by far, are the most...

When America interfered in a Russian election

There is still no evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election. What substitutes for proof is nothing but an endless loop of corporate...

What has America done for us?

“What Did America do for me and my people?” one of my relatives asked, after I asked why she wouldn’t stand up during the...