Black women are making us proud

We’re not so far from a time when Black people were denied the right to vote. These dismal times perpetuated slave-era subjugation of our...

National Urban League mourns Simeon Booker’s death

For many decades, including during my years as mayor of New Orleans, Jet magazine ran a column of happenings from around the country called...

Time to hook Black women up

Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) did not have to win his battle against accused sexual molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore in the epic battle...

New York retirees spearheading MLK program in Flagler

The public has been invited to celebrate the life and legacy of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). It’s the 50th anniversary of...

Yes, we are Americans, too

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have had dreadful impact upon millions. There are those, like No. 45, who believe that there has been an...

A son of Birmingham becomes its mayor

In our nation’s history, Birmingham, Ala., will forever be tied to some of the most troubling and tragic imagery of the civil rights movement...

Trump traffics in race and diversion

  President Trump has a knack for diverting attention from his failures, often using race as the vehicle. So when Sen. John McCain came out...

Cancer survivors to model in Oct. 29 fashion production

The outcome of “The Phenomenal Woman” breast cancer awareness fashion show of 2013 – originally created by former California runway model Cynthia Black –...

Let’s talk about White-on-Black crime

However one might search, there’s no rationalization that can support the inhumanity of the Las Vegas shootings. For the sake of our children, it’s...

Fake math fuels Trump’s lousy tax reform

“Rightful taxation is the price of social order. In other words, it is that portion of the citizen’s property which he yields up to...

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