Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Republicans should focus on Blacks, not Hispanics

I am constantly amazed by the lack of any meaningful, insightful post-election analysis on the various media outlets (radio, TV, newspapers). You would think...

Closing the achievement gap one child at a time

Thousands of pages have been written about “the achievement gap” − the fact that White kids score higher than either Black or Latino kids...

Another warrior rises in St. Paul

In my travels I have met many outstanding warriors. The late Arthur A. Fletcher and Parren J. Mitchell have cultivated the nation’s landscape in...

Affirmative action for wealthy immigrants is hypocritical

In the same week that it was revealed that the Department of Injustice is spearheading attacks on affirmative action, our 45th president indicated his...

It’s time to launch your non-profit

Everyone has the power to make a difference. We all have the same 24 hours in a day to make an impact. Sometimes it’s...

Black to the future

I was recently in South Africa for a conference. While there, I had two interesting experiences that raised the complications and politics of race. In...

Terror in the name of religion

It has been deeply disturbing to hear and read suggestions that there is something inherently violent in Islam that distinguishes it from other religions....

How I know Donald Trump hates women

It probably is not necessary for me to say this, but if you didn’t already know it, we know that Donald Trump hates women....

Don’t be complacent in the face of hate

The day after Donald Trump was elected the 45th president, a group of middle school students in Royal Oak, Mich., chanted, “Build the wall!”...

When was America great?

We are the biggest and the baddest. We are the best armed and the most influential. We win the most Olympic medals and we...