Monday, October 19, 2020

Who would nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize?

Albert Einstein is attributed with saying, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” I am uncertain as to what circumstances...

Who profits from Black Lives Matter T-shirts and masks?

I always smile when I see Black Lives Matter T-Shirts until I saw one gracing the grubby back of a White man who had...

National Black Voter Day is our answer to voter suppression

In April of 2019, the Associated Press released an analysis of census data and exit polling that reached a remarkable conclusion: The Black voter...

The key to motivating young voters are young candidates

One of the most exciting parts of this year’s Democratic National Convention for me was the keynote speech delivered collectively by a group of...

Trump leads by division; Biden leads by multiplication

As the presidential campaigns heat up, Americans are provided with a stark choice of leaders. The visits to Kenosha of Donald Trump and Joe...

Trump is biggest threat to our democracy since Civil War

The shocking revelations from the last few days that Trump disparaged the military and intentionally downplayed the threat of the coronavirus have confirmed what...

Get your knee off our necks

Fifty-seven years to the day after Whitney M. Young stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to declare that civil rights are not...

We need all-Black police officers in inner-city neighborhoods

In a 1992 column written for the Richmond Free Press I wrote, “Someone should tell young Black males who are killing each other with...

It’s always open season on Black folks

The recurring murders of people of color demonstrate a callous disregard for the lives and humanity of the victims. This is not new! Further...

Americans pay the price as Trump fails to lead

Mismanagement of the pandemic costs lives. Failure to lead in addressing the economic calamity will cost more job loss, homelessness, and spreading misery. Donald Trump’s...