Can I get a witness – or an endorsement?

JEFFREY L. BONEY NNPA COLUMNIST One of the saddest displays I recently witnessed was the debacle surrounding several members of the Black clergy and their political...

Sorority hosts forum to empower young Black males

The Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority captured a scene of Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI)...

Democrats ‘ain’t loyal’

Rev. Jamal Bryant of Baltimore was widely criticized recently for quoting a line from a popular Chris Brown’s song: “Hoes Ain’t Loyal.”  Bryant could...

Is Texas’ ‘open carry’ law for us?

JEFFREY L. BONEY NNPA COLUMNIST Beginning January 1, 2016, anyone holding a Texas Concealed Handgun License (CHL) will be allowed to openly carry his or her...

Normalizing relations with Castro

I was standing in Jacksonville, Fla. airport awaiting a flight home when I looked up at the television at the gate. CNN was repeating...

Political involvement is necessary but not sufficient

The unfortunate election of Donald J. Trump speaks volumes about the limits of African-American involvement in the political system. Don’t get me wrong. I was...

50 years of Black progress

Has Black America made significant progress politically, socially and economically over the past 50 years? This is not only an important question to pose,...

Fist-raising Black women don’t deserve punishment

KIM M. KEENAN GEORGE CURRY MEDIA GUEST COLUMNIST I remember the first time I saw a Black raised fist. I
was watching the 1968 Summer Olympics in
Mexico City...

Cherishing history that’s in your attic

We gather together this month to lift up the names that have been frequently lifted, to call the roll of those African-Americans who have...

Remembering the life, legacy of John F. Kennedy

“One hundred years of delay have passed since President Lincoln freed the slaves, yet their heirs, their grandsons, are not fully free. They are...

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