Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Can we trust cruise ships, airlines to protect us from coronavirus?

Reopening fever is being peddled as the antidote to cabin fever, a major side effect of the novel coronavirus quarantine. Travelers are eager to get...

Sports can unite us; racial slurs divide us

Racism runs rampant in towns and cities neighboring large Indigenous populations. I’ve been told to ‘go back to the reservation’ and asked by White...

Why Black America needs baseball

A video of Chris Rock has made the rounds in which he offers a critique of Major League baseball and its relationship to Black...

Hard choices for Ben Carson’s campaign

ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS NNPA COLUMNIST Dr. Ben Carson’s last-place finish in the South Carolina Republican primary (he earned 7.2 percent of the total votes cast) has given...

Nothing’s wrong with Senator Jeff Sessions

Unless you think all conservative Republicans are bad, I dare you to find anything horrible about Senator Jeff Sessions.  There is an immense outcry...

Budget favors defense, abandons citizens

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” – Mahatma Gandhi Some people look at a...

JFK’s ‘New Frontier’ vs. Trump’s ‘America the Usual’

DR. WILMER J. LEON III TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE “But I tell you the New Frontier is here, whether we seek it or not. Beyond that...

Statues, monuments and memorials

Many people are highly insulted by Confederate statues and monuments, and they want them taken down, destroyed, or both. Since the latest movement in New...

Mahershala Ali earns National Urban League’s accolades

Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali’s journey has been one of bridging divides. Between the crime and poverty of 1970s and ‘80s Oakland, where he lived...

One of the million reasons to support re-entry

The task of bringing our ex-offenders back into full-fledged citizenship is immense and long-term. Millions of Blacks who have violated the law and...