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...

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...

Just wake me when it’s over

Remember that song by both the Supremes and the Four Tops – “Wake Me When It’s Over?” The singers felt like they were having...

Dick Gregory prepared me to write about the seen and unseen

The celebration of the life of Dick Gregory on Sept.16 at the City of Praise church in Landover, Md., was over seven hours of...

Calling all faith leaders to unite

We are truly living in a dysfunctional society. With the recent police killings of unarmed Black youth, something needs to be done. Let’s not stop...

Time for a new Poor Peoples’ Campaign and Moral Revival

BISHOP WILLIAM J. BARBER, II GUEST COMMENTARY Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points of political pundits last...

‘There is none so blind’

Throughout the history of humankind, there have been incorrect explanations and theories for the cause of natural events. Ancient Greeks and Romans thought that lightning...

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