Thursday, September 24, 2020

Obama steadied our nation in ‘interesting times’

“May you live in interesting times.” This curse, attributed tenuously to the Chinese, bespeaks a preference for order over change. We now live in interesting...

Black lives don’t matter in Israel

The United States does not have a monopoly on the lynch law murder of Black people. Israel, both America’s client state and master, is...

Blacks must join the economy discussion

A polling of Black America about the current ‘recovery’ of the economy of the United States would produce a dramatically different set of responses...

Politicizing donations to the Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation was established to address such issues as climate change, global health, economic development, health and wellness and problems involving women and...

Legislator who stood up to sexism in 1973 sees some progress

BY JEN FIFIELD STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON – Colleagues warned Senfronia Thompson that speaking out would jeopardize her political future. It was the spring of 1973, and 34-year-old Thompson...

What goes up must come down

There is much to object to about No. 45’s presidency – his hateful racial rhetoric, his attacks...

‘Entitlement programs’ serve elderly and poor

Republicans have made it clear that their next budget goal is to slash so-called entitlement programs. Democrats have failed to explain to the public...

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...

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...