Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Influencing Barack Obama’s second act

There is a different feel in the air, and it should not be surprising. As historic as was the re-election of President Obama, nothing...

Kerry, not Clinton for president in 2016

President Barack Obama has won his re-election. That history is clear and the big question now is who in the Democratic Party will succeed...

Will Blacks vote for Black Republican senator?

If Sen. Timothy Eugene Scott is the GOP standard bearer in the 2016 presidential elections, will any Black Americans vote for him? The appointment...

Oliver Stone’s breakthrough documentary on U.S. history

I could not believe that I was actually seeing what I was seeing. I had heard about Oliver Stone’s 10-part documentary regarding contemporary U.S....

Blacks disproportionately depend on Social Security

Feuding Democrats and Republicans did not plunge the country over a financial cliff, but a lively debate will continue in coming months over the...

Re-elected Black politicians do little for other Blacks

Again this year, African-Americans placed higher priorities on participation in politics than the pursuit of capitalistic and business development initiatives to improve their economic...

Typical American household has only $100 after monthly expenses

According to findings from the Center for Responsible Lending’s newest report, “The State of Lending in America and Its Impact on US Households (State...

It’s time to legalize all drugs

The old British Empire was the founder and leader of the drug trade. This government saw the drug trade, particularly Opium, as a good...

No reason to celebrate S.C. first Black U.S. senator

The polite side of me congratulates Tim Scott on being named senator for the state of South Carolina.  Alright, now that we have that...

Black leadership or pleadership?

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” This famous quote from Frederick Douglass brings to mind the predicament of...