Biblical brainwashing and the ‘blind eye’

The 2016 film “Birth of a Nation” was released in a storm of controversy unrelated to the film itself. Whatever your opinion of the...

‘Suffering through’

Cold weather taking its toll on homeless BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Wednesday, some of Volusia County’s homeless were desperately seeking shelter and social service organizations...

Reflecting reality on and off the silver screen

If the 90th Academy Awards are any indication, Hollywood appears determined to flip the proverbial script and rewrite longstanding cinematic wrongs. From historic firsts...

Thoughts of what could be

Although I am eager to direct this column’s focus on a topic other than the Trump administration, I am literally locked into responding to...

‘Fake news’ insults an institution that risks lives

In 1955, Jet Magazine and the Chicago Defender published photographs of Emmett Till’s mutilated corpse, igniting international interest in the American civil rights movement....

Black Church must be a light in this dark time

There is a cry in America that must be heard and addressed. Unfortunately, too many people won’t address this cry because it will cause...

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...

A humanitarian effort

Last week the United States was confronted with a serious problem with immigrant children in deciding on whether to send them back to their...

Political action, infinite hope must outweigh anti-democratic forces

Anti-democratic forces have penetrated American politics, and those forces have the potential to breed widespread hopelessness and political apathy.  For example, gerrymandering – the partisan...

Democrats, we are your base!

For years, Black people have delivered our vote to Democrats. Many Democrats wouldn’t have won without our vote. Now some Black people, and other...

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