Why do we hide behind our smartphones?

There is a new protocol involved in walking down the street. I realized that people who text while walking expect that those of us...

Judge in Bill Cosby trial must recuse himself

KIA SOTO NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill, who is presiding over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial, has a glaring conflict of interest...

Envisioning the beginning of the end of AIDS

On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control published its weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report. The report – which described five cases of...

Brown’s bill seeks financial justice for Wells Fargo victims

A series of developments following the Wells Fargo scandal has now led to the introduction of legislation designed to bring financial justice to the...

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...

The will of the people is denied

As I write this opinion, Hillary Clinton’s vote total leads Donald Trump by over 2 million votes! These popular votes reflect the will of individual...

Chicago murder No. 673 is special

It was Nov. 19, another Saturday night in Chicago, Ill.  That means one thing is certain: people would be murdered. Strict gun possession laws don’t...

What can we learn about Kanye West’s meltdown?

Kanye West is melting down. He didn’t perform to expectations at two concert dates, declaring at one that he would have voted for Donald Trump...

Taking an uncommon approach

Jane Elliott is not commonly known in American households. She holds no fame among the elites, nor does she command any known political clout....

How to make democracy more democratic

When the United States of America was born, emphasis was far greater on “States” than “United.” Citizens of the newly-formed nation identified first and foremost...

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