Letter to the editor

The African-American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS), in the person of its president Ed Pinto, Jr., and the Palm Coast/Flagler County Chapter of Delta Sigma...

Hope strikes back for America’s masses

It’s common knowledge that during the Great Depression, when faced with financial ruin, White people by the scores jumped off bridges, shot themselves or found...

Baseball strikes out with Curt Flood and Marvin Miller

It’s April and the 2012 baseball season has begun.  Time to remember something else:  the continuous failure – actually refusal – of the Major...

Congressman Donald Payne’s African legacy

It’s been more than a month since the passing of Congressman Donald M. Payne (D-N.J.) and everyone is scrambling to see if anyone can...

Chicago’s school suspension policy is brutal, unfair


Trayvon Martin was shot to death in Sanford. He was there visiting his father while suspended from school. He was suspended last month after...

Don’t let go of the vision of a better world

RYAN CAPOZZI READER COMMENTARY When was the last time that the actual streets of Daytona were swept with hundreds of protestors chanting, shouting, and screaming for...

What happened to our audacity?

Forty years ago this month, 10,000 African-Americans throng-ed to Gary, Ind. for the first national Black political convention. They gathered to develop a Black...

The answer to unemployment

Last week, Congressman John Conyers of the United States House Judiciary Committee introduced much-needed legislation entitled, “The Humphrey-Hawkins 21st Century Full Employment and Training...

Affordable housing is out of reach


Amid continuing foreclosures and short sales, millions of former proud homeowners now find the cost of their American Dream financially out of reach. For...

All parents, students borrow heavily to finance college

Whether beginning a career or seeking to keep one going, the competitive edge in today’s job market usually goes to those with college degrees....

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