Thursday, March 5, 2015
Righteous Reflection on Being African:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 06 January 2012
A Kwanzaa MeditationDuring this Kwanzaa, as always and as our ancestors centuries before us, we gather together again to celebrate and share the good we've gained and garnered; to remember in reverence ... read more >>
A Lasting Season
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 06 January 2012
Christmas Day has come and gone.While Christians want to bitch and moan that Jesus is allegedly being taken out of the celebration of Christmas, it is my contention that the representational sentiment ... read more >>
Electorate suffers from a PAC attack
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 06 January 2012
'Newt Gingrich has more baggage than the airlines." Romney is akin to "big spending liberals." Beware of "smooth talking politicians." In Iowa, after a breather for Christmas, voters are once more being ... read more >>
All the Buzz About the Bible
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 06 January 2012
The fame of God's NameYou've been victimized by a religious conspiracy that's 400 years old this year! I kid you not. This conspiracy makes Dan Brown's bestselling books the Da Vinci Code and Angels & ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 06 January 2012
Today's column is Escalating Downward: The Collapse of Public Schooling in the United States of America, by Floyd D. Hayes III, Ph. D., Senior Political Science Lecturer and Coordinator of Africana Studies, ... read more >>
Written by Rev. Eric P. Lee 06 January 2012
Quality Education has ALWAYS been the great equalizer to the social, political, economic injustices that Black people have faced in America. People of African descent, were forbidden from reading and writing...and ... read more >>
An Open Letter to President Obama
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 22 December 2011
PART 1 12-8-11Mr. President:I've been one of your biggest supporters every since you arrived on the political scene. But I must admit, my support of you has become far from unwavering and much less enthusiastic ... read more >>
I said it before, and I'm saying it again...
Written by Tony R. Wafford 22 December 2011
..."Post Racial Society My A**"I once hear that the greatest sickness in the world today, is to believe something just because you wish it to be so. And for all of you Negroes that believe we are living ... read more >>
Dreaming With a Broken Heart
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 22 December 2011
She wore a zebra print, form fitting, long skirt.Her complexion is the color of warm sands that sooths the soles of ones toes.Her smile is stained within the presents of my thoughts. One day she would ... read more >>
An iHoliday, anyone?
Written by Cheryl Pearson-McNeil 22 December 2011
 Cheryl Pearson-McNeilWhen parents read the holiday classic, The Night before Christmas to their children, assuming of course this is a tradition that is still being followed, are they doing it from a ... read more >>
Symbols and Insights of Kwanzaa:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 22 December 2011
Deep Meanings and Expansive MessageKwanzaa was conceived as a special time and space for meditating on the rich and varied ways of being and becoming African in the world. One focus for such culturally-grounded ... read more >>
The Roots of Christmas & Jesus, Part 2
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 December 2011
Religion and/or spirituality are personal choices and lifestyles that should be unifying forces, not divisive elements.I notice that whenever a person runs from divergent beliefs it is because they are ... read more >>
To gain workers' votes, Gingrich slanders poor
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 22 December 2011
Republican front-runner Newt Gingrich appeals to working Americans by slandering the poor. Gingrich recently denounced child labor laws as "truly stupid," suggesting that schools should fire janitors and ... read more >>
"Merry Tricksmas"
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 22 December 2011
The hijacking of a holiday?If you're like millions of folks around the world, you're preparing to do something that-according to the Bible-Jesus and his family never did: Celebrate Christmas. Wait. It ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 22 December 2011
In 2008, Inglewood Police Officers killed several unarmed men. And despite pledging transparency, the Inglewood City Council has yet to comment on the status of any of the four investigations of these ... read more >>
Increased Taxes Is Not The Answer
Written by Patrick Williams 22 December 2011
Incessant tax hikes and their compounding discouragement on individual entrepreneurships have depressed California's free market society, particularly in inner-city areas, where there is usually an affinity ... read more >>
Mississippi Acts Against AIDS for World AIDS Day
Written by Tony Wafford 22 December 2011
I Choose Life Health and Wellness Center (ICL), Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services Center, Inc. (AEH), Toney's Barber Shop and the ACT Against AIDS Leadership Initiative joined in partnership to ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 22 December 2011
I am lonely, yet not afraid. I long for the type of love that is consistent, not short term, the kind that fades. Society states; "her clock is ticking and soon he will be too old to play." Yet why ... read more >>
Black, Like, Love
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 22 December 2011
Hello World, I hope you all enjoyed the Thanks Giving Holiday! Friends, family and love-ones are what truly make these holiday seasons festive. While at home, this past Thanks Giving, with my family (which ... read more >>
Precious Time
Written by Jeorald Pitts 22 December 2011
Today I was watching T.V. and noticed the previews of a new movie starring Justin Timberlake called "In Time," in which every one is given 25 years of time to live, and the things you purchase has to be ... read more >>
Eldrick (Tiger) Woods, Please Allow Me To Introduce Aset:
Written by Shujaa Komoyo (Harold L. Baker, Jr.) 22 December 2011
Resurrecting a Troubled Sports Icon From the Soul UpMost people can relate to the old adage that "No one can hurt you like a loved one." This holds true for people in all walks of life, including top tier ... read more >>
The Roots Of Christmas & Jesus, Part 1
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 December 2011
For most of the Free World, Christmas is a holiday season celebrated more for its shopping, overeating and gift giving than the actual religious significance it once contained.The season is represented ... read more >>
A Market For Niggers
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 December 2011
In the marketplace of America, they say that everything is for sale.And, for the most part, it is true.Malcolm X made it popular for people to understand and chastise Blacks who willingly participating ... read more >>
Cost of broken health care system is killing us
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 09 December 2011
I suffer from a harsh case of gout that requires constant treatment. Suddenly this year, I discovered that the generic drug I was using that cost about 3 cents a pill had been banned and replaced by a ... read more >>
We salute our soldiers, but we fail them at home
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 09 December 2011
America honors the men and women who fight for their nation. Ads beckon the young to join the armed forces and see the world. We provide training, decent pay, benefits, the best in uniforms and equipment. ... read more >>

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Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
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