Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Morrison’s death affects racial justice community

Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence. It does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge....

Is Obama trying to kill Black colleges? (Part II)

Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a Black president, perhaps the time has come...

Ohioans lose millions to loan fees

Despite a landslide voter decision in 2008 to cap payday lending rates at 28 percent, the state’s small-dollar, high-cost lending has continued to grow...

It’s no surprise and there’s no doubt

I’ve never witnessed it. It’s only been reported to me by those present to experience it. It’s an open secret that is made no...

Whiting breaks down African, Egyptian history during lecture at library

COURTESY OF LINDA EPPS AND LAWRENCE GREEN Another program by producers Linda Epps and Lawrence Green featured Monnik McLeod, Dr. Primrose...

Giscombe forms committee to explore commission seat

A recent media release announced that entrepreneur Leslie Giscombe has formed an exploratory committee to evaluate opportunities...

Honor your ancestors by respecting your elders

It's early Tuesday morning and your shift begins in less than an hour. You've slept through your alarm clock,...

An apology to Jesse Jackson Sr.

It’s time to man up – I was wrong about Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. First, some background. I wrote a column in 2008 under the...

Black families still denied access to home loans

In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word...

An inside look at our rotten prison system

In the interest of full disclosure, I have a bachelor’s degree in Correctional Administration from the University of Wisconsin. During the summer of 1969,...