Standing Rock is about us too

When my brothers were younger, a common playtime activity was the ‘game’ of “cowboys and Indians.” Fueled by Hollywood Westerns, kids played it across...

Warning: More cesspool politics ahead

Donald Trump’s success completes for the moment the most astonishing act of self-destruction in the history of American politics. I’m referring, of course, to...

Strong apprenticeship programs key to addressing the wage gap

Over the last decades, many American inner cities have seen an economic resurgence. Buoyed by millennials and people’s desire to shorten their daily work...

Trial to Secure Justice for Trayvon Martin Begins

“I believe that's Trayvon Martin, that's my baby's voice. Every mother knows their child, and that's his voice.” - Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon...

Brazil, be careful of what you wish

It was 2009. The International Olympic Committee was going to choose which city would be the 2016 host for the World Olympics. The United States...

Hard choices for Ben Carson’s campaign

ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS NNPA COLUMNIST Dr. Ben Carson’s last-place finish in the South Carolina Republican primary (he earned 7.2 percent of the total votes cast) has given...

It’s too early to panic over 45’s budget

If you happened to have voted for the 45th president, you may be feeling a little spat on right about now. The man who...

Has America given up on school desegregation?

May 17th marked the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing so-called “separate but equal”...

Dylann Roof doesn’t deserve the death penalty

Dylann Roof, the unrepentant racist who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., is a monster. He prayed with...

How Americans lost faith and found Trump

Professor Deva Woodly teaches political science at the New School for Social Research in New York. During a recent talk, she shared that trust in...

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