Tuesday, August 4, 2020

50 years later, there’s still so much to be done

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of...

Uniting to defeat an external enemy

The calamity that has been wrought by the coronavirus is the result of an external attack, this time by a virus rather than an...

Our stories, our truth – ‘Loving’

In my first year of law school, I learned about the case of Loving v. Virginia. Having grown up in the South, the case...

Ignorance does breed racism

By ignorance breeding racism, I’m really talking about how some families teach their children to hate certain...

Dissecting affirmative action rhetoric from reality

In a perfect America founded and operating on colorblind meritocracy, admission to selective institutions of higher learning, boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and access...

Will we let money be the root of winning the presidency?

Democrats started this presidential campaign season with more than 20 candidates. Eventually, it dropped to about a...

45 ignored coronavirus threat; now look at us

Basketball fans were looking forward to March Madness, those weeks when the best college teams face off against each other. Madness is replete this March,...

Black quarterbacks held to a different standard 

In an error-filled game in which neither star quarterback played particularly well, Cam Newton’s team lost Sunday to the Denver Broncos 24-10. Even so,...

A Black dime for every White dollar

If you’re like me, every time you hear a news reporter or anchor talk about how great...

Yes, change is gonna come

JAMES WASHINGTON GUEST COLUMNIST Most of us would agree with the concept that the one sure thing that we know about life is change. The comparison to...