Thursday, August 6, 2020

SOUL FOOD – THE LEGACY

The imagination and desperation of enslaved Africans forever changed the way the American South cooks and eats. But there’s an unhealthy price to be...

What about Africa?

Not much expected from Trump BY GRANT CLARK URBAN NEWS SERVICE  After a two-year election campaign and weeks into his presidency, Africans still have no idea how...

CARNAGE IN CHICAGO

Murders continue unabated Chicago police stand near where a toddler and a man were fatally shot and a woman was wounded in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood...

MIXED LEGACY

Has Black America benefited from eight years of Barack Obama? It depends on who you ask. COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS With President Barack Obama...

Doing fine, thanks

Obama frolics with billionaire COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Internet was abuzz this week with pictures of former President Barack Obama seemingly...

OBAMA’S SECOND TERM

A vote of confidence Barack Obama’s racially and generationally diverse voting coalition came out in 2012 to award him another four years in the White...

Obama’s words shine in new documentary

BY ALEX GANGITANO CQ-ROLL CALL/ TNS WASHINGTON – Eighteen days after Barack Obama handed over the presidency of the United States to his successor, a film...

Proud to call him their president

Blacks reflect on Obama’s presidency and character BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON AND BRITTANY BURTON There is concern among advocates and supporters about the durability of President Barack...

‘The ‘Morehouse Mystique’ still endures’

Here are edited excerpts of President Obama’s speech to the Morehouse College Class of 2013, delivered on May 19, 2013 in Atlanta. Graduates, I am...

He never ‘went Washington’

Former aides reflect on the Obama they knew before and during his presidency. BY KATHERINE SKIBA CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO – Barack Obama, who made “change” part of...