WHERE IS THE BLACK POWER?

Sometimes it is necessary to face the truth about situations that will provoke anger. We (the United States and, by extension, the world) are in a time of crisis. These are dangerous times, and it will be important for the Black community to develop a game plan to successfully...
President Donald J. Trump hasn’t been in office two weeks and already he has created worldwide chaos! One of his first moves was to issue an executive order putting a temporary ban on immigrants, including refugees, coming from seven (7) mostly Muslim countries; Iran, Sudan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya...

HISTORIC WOMEN’S MARCH

The United States has a new President: Donald J. Trump. He is one of the most controversial and unorthodox individuals to lead this nation and this fact has not gone unnoticed. He has threatened to undo almost every progressive policy signed into law during the Obama administration. Because of his...
Last week the nation celebrated the 88th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who, 54 years ago, was assassinated by unknown persons. James Earl Ray was accused of the deed, but after considerable research, it may be that he was not the culprit. Whatever the...
A big story that has surfaced recently involves four African American youths, ages 18–24, who held a mentally challenged white youth in bondage while they tortured him. The perpetrators are now in custody and will stand trial for the dastardly act. Allegedly, they shouted racial epithets at their captive,...
One of our hopes for the New Year is that the African American community would strive to seek new ways to unify in order to be prepared to face the challenges that are bound to be revealed in the wake of a Donald Trump presidency. This wishful thinking was...
America is just days away from a new presidency, and excitement as well as foreboding are evident in many segments of the population. This is because a new president will have the power to significantly change the direction of the country, and with it, the fate of the people. This...
Merry Christmas and Happy Kwanzaa! These are serious and confusing times, with the leadership of the United States and, by extension, the American people, at a crossroads. And this is especially true for African Americans. This celebratory season encourages people to think about others, i.e., to feed the hungry, clothe...
Last year in North Charleston, South Carolina former police officer Michael Slager was shown on video shooting a fleeing, unarmed Black man, Walter Scott, who not once turned to face him or threaten him in any way. The video was circulated widely on social media and in television news...
Editor’s Note: The Dakota Access Pipeline protests are a grassroots movement that began in the spring of 2016. The protests are in reaction to the approved construction of Energy Transfers Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline. The approved pipeline would run from western North Dakota to southern Illinois. This past April...