Intellectual honesty about race, criminal justice reform

Once again, millions of Americans are engulfed in what has become a reluctant national debate and dialogue concerning race and the urgency to reform...

Emmett Till’s life still matters

Racially motivated murder of young Black Americans across the United States is not a new or rare phenomenon. For too long, this brutally fatal...

Romancing the vote, but not the dollar

It’s so silly for Black people to fight over the Dems and Repubs when it is counterproductive for us to be enslaved by either...

Labor nominee is bad news in a slick package

By the time you read this, Alexander Acosta, the president’s nominee for secretary of labor, is likely to have been confirmed by the full...

Exercise your right: Go vote!

In less than a month, the nation will conclude what is likely to be remembered as one of the most contentious presidential campaigns in...

Reinstate DACA and protect Dreamers

An overwhelming majority of voters – about 85 percent – are opposed to deporting immigrants who are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood...

What Obama can do to help Blacks as his term ends

The countdown to President Obama’s last one hundred days began on October 13. Already, the president has committed to spending his waning days in...

Statues, monuments and memorials

Many people are highly insulted by Confederate statues and monuments, and they want them taken down, destroyed, or both. Since the latest movement in New...

Trump staffers target EPA, State for purge

There have been several disturbing developments over the last several weeks that give us a clue to the approach of the incoming administration. Donald Trump’s...

Flint residents deserve better than this

ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS NNPA COLUMNIST As the proud owner of NBC 25 in Flint, Mich., it is important for us to understand the community and to become...

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