Friday, May 29, 2015
Brother/Sister Mentor
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 29 November 2012
Hello World, the topic of discussion this week relates to guidance! I recently found myself communicating with a group of young African American students (in Richmond CA). These particular groups of ... read more >>
Victory on Measure J: Still Struggling on Crenshaw
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 29 November 2012
While an emerging new coalition worked hard for the re-election of Pres. Obama on a national level against the big-money funded madness of the Right, another coalition was waging and winning an important ... read more >>
The Bridge: A Black Holiday Season
Written by Darryl James 29 November 2012
There was a time when the Christmas holiday season didn't get cracking until right after Thanksgiving. But as time has past and as the nation has become more commercial, the Christmas promotions have ... read more >>
'Fiscal cliff' scare just a fake crisis
Written by BY JESSE JACKSON Last Modified: Nov 20, 2012 29 November 2012
Why do imaginary phantoms terrify, while real-life horrors seem normal? Why do our elected representatives act in ways that trample the values of those who elected them? Consider the current debate ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 29 November 2012
  The Urban Perspective column that follows ran a week after Barack Obama became president. Arguably, his top accomplishments during the first term were passage of the Affordable Healthcare Act and ... read more >>
Happy Thanks Giving! (2012)
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 23 November 2012
Happy Thanks Giving! Wake to the aroma of Greens and Black-eyed Peas! You wont be able to sleep in, as your home is overcome with family.Laughter from children and discussion from the elderly; blessed ... read more >>
Voting Rights Violations Still Widespread
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 23 November 2012
Anti-Black attitudes are increasing. Fifty-one percent of all Americans, an increase of 3% over four years, now express such attitudes, according to a recent Associated Press poll. So why has the U.S. ... read more >>
Give Thanks, Pray For Peace at Home…and Around the World
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 November 2012
  Wellington’s Road As we gather for the holidays—wars wage in our families, outside our homes and in other countries. The Israel and Palestinian conflict have many all over the world bothered ... read more >>
The Potluck Party
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 November 2012
  Wellington's Road Hey! You are cordially invited to join decline an exclusive club that’s always in style, politically correct and sure to make the most of any situation.  No this isn’t the ... read more >>
Bain sends Illinois jobs to China
Written by BY JESSE JACKSON (Columnist) 11 October 2012
  Rev. Jesse Jackson Mrs. Dot Turner has worked at what is now Sensata Technologies in Downstate Freeport for 43 years. The company does sophisticated work creating sensors for automobiles. It enjoyed ... read more >>
Whatever You Choose To Do...Make Sure It's YOUR Choice
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 October 2012
  Wellington's Road Vote! Vote! Vote! It's the word of the day ringing in everybody's ear. The emphasis is that there is so much more at stake this time around than any other time. I have no doubt ... read more >>
Escaped with Their Lives
Written by Larry Buford (Columnist) 11 October 2012
  Recently I wrote an article titled "I Went Missing" which was an exploratory on how the expression entered the American lexicon, and how it diminishes the effect of the verb "went." For instance, to ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 11 October 2012
   Larry Aubry Today's column continues the discussion about immigration, citing and expanding portions of Dr. J. Owens Smith's (CSU Fullerton) paper, "The Impact of Immigration on the Socioeconomic ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 03 October 2012
  Larry Aubry First of two parts California recently passed the Dream Act. It creates new hope for undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children who have completed some college or served ... read more >>
Ignore debate zingers, focus on issues
Written by BY JESSE JACKSON 03 October 2012
Rev. Jesse Jackson As Wednesday's presidential debate approaches, the political junkies are gearing up for a shoot-out. If history is any guide, much attention will be paid to the political horse race. ... read more >>
The Death of Everything
Written by By Darryl James (Columnist) 03 October 2012
  In America, the people claim the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. African descendants in America have been wrestling with those rights since we were brought to this land in chains. We ... read more >>
Reconsidering Racial Justice:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 03 October 2012
Some Necessary Notes The history of Black people in this country is a complex, engaging and thought-compelling history, a history of Holocaust and enduring hope; of savage enslavement and yet an unsupressable ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 03 October 2012
  Life has been lost for the privilege to choose! Literacy is not a factor; policy has the freedom to be misconstrued. Liberal or Conservative, the extreme at odds. Democracy allows our opinions, ... read more >>
The Influence of Man
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 13 September 2012
High School basketball star Tony Farmer stole his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment building where he beat and kicked the crap out of her. He took her belongings, berated her and attempted to ... read more >>
Counter GOP by telling the truth at Dem convention
Written by Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 12 September 2012
Rev. Jesse Jackson Inevitably, the Democratic Party fest in Charlotte, N.C., will be compared to last week's Republican gathering in Tampa, Fla. The speeches by the vice president and president will ... read more >>
Are you at the table or on the Menu?
Written by Jerome Horton (Columnist) 12 September 2012
  Jerome Horton President Obama vs. Mitt Romney -Tax Avoidance or Tax Planning While it is certainly not illegal or even wrong for the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife to ... read more >>
Don't Doubt Daniel!
Written by Firpo Carr (Columnist) 12 September 2012
  Dr. Firpo W. Carr Proof of Jesus Series: Article 7 The Bible book of Daniel is both historic and prophetic. If you've ever heard expressions like, "He's been through the fire," or, "The handwriting's ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 12 September 2012
Larry Aubry (First of two parts) Given the nation's reaffirming move to the right, the unprecedented obscene denigration of President Obama, and slippage in his iconic status among Blacks, effective ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 05 September 2012
  Fears, the emotional pain, the worries of life that leave you drained. Give it to me! Smiles, the adoring highs, the moments in time that create memories divine! Give it to me! Your voice, hearing ... read more >>
Ethical Insights from Odu Ifa:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 05 September 2012
  Choosing to be Chosen Nowhere is the profundity and beauty of African spirituality more apparent than in the Odu Ifa, the sacred text of the spiritual and ethical tradition of Ifa, which is one of ... read more >>

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