Wednesday, January 20, 2021
By Julianne Malveaux I usually don’t pay much attention to the Academy Awards unless African American actors are nominated and win or unless African American themed films have an opportunity. This year, I am paying much attention, what with “Fences,” “Hidden Figures,” and “Moonlight” among the nominees for Best Picture,...
Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader The movement to implement an appropriate African Centered Curriculum in predominately African in America inner city schools is critical to the on–going struggle for the liberation of African people in this country. We must continue to demand that the truth be taught as we continue...
Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford Louisiana today is a very different state from the times of my youth. I love the place as my bloodlines have lived there since the 1830s. I can begin tracing my roots through my four great grandfathers. On my father’s side, there is Harry...
By Julianne Malveaux I love Black History, and so revel in Black History Month. Not that Black History should be constrained to a month. Indeed, when I wrote my book “Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History” in 2010, I hoped that some folks would touch the book...
Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford There is something going around throughout the United States that is causing anger, almost to the point of insanity, it is turning our media into a “Fake News Machine.” You can turn to Fox News and get one story and then turn to CNN...
By Charlene Crowell As 2017’s Black History observances unfold in communities across the country, new research on racial wealth gaps refutes the age-old advice for people of color to pull themselves up by their proverbial bootstraps. According to researchers at Demos and the Institute for Assets & Social Policy at...
By Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader Throughout most of our lives, African people in America have been told if you get a good education you can get a good job. African people in Africa were told something similar. If you get a good education your condition in life will improve. In...
Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader We must stop the “Miseducation” of our youth. We must help our youth to redefine the reality of the institutions that affect us. The political behavior of a certain sector of Africans in America leadership in the educational arena should cause us to ask the...

For the Love of Money

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford There just seems to be no end to the scandals connected with Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State, and her role in the Global Clinton Foundation. It was a money-making rouse aimed at raking in as many millions of dollars regardless of the...
By Julianne Malveaux As a progressive who worked hard to help get Secretary Hillary Clinton elected, it is challenging for me to accept Donald Trump as President. But, he won. At least for now, I have to make the best of a bad situation. Which means progressives like me will...