Why can’t we win the terrorist war?

It has been two years since our president declared the ISIS movement a “jayvee” team. He implied this terrorist coalition was no big thing...

Why Jannie Ligons is the woman of the year

Jannie Ligons is an Oklahoma City grandmother who left a friend’s house to drive home. She collided with Daniel Holtzclaw, the rogue police officer...

Leaders provide vision, not division

Leaders provide vision. They help people understand where they are, how they got there and what they must do to go forward. They help...

Lies and cover-ups in Chicago

“Because a body of men, holding themselves accountable to nobody, ought not to be trusted by anybody.” Thomas Paine, “Rights of Man (Part One)”,...

Trump is not the only one

The last name I wanted to mention in my column this week or during this “Season of Peace” was Donald Trump! I consider it a...

Gun bans once had bipartisan support

In the horror in San Bernardino, Calif., a husband and wife walked into a social services center armed with two AR-15 style semiautomatic assault...

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...

Don’t let small-dollar loans ruin your holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has lists. From...

Should we wipe it all away?

Despite racist vitriol characterizing Blacks as “dirty,” most of us were reared in an environment where “cleanliness was next to godliness.”  With the hectic...

Another senseless murder by police

In the spirit of the season, my original plan for this week was to present a column that was light-hearted and uplifting, but my...

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