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Redemption? What does the future hold for Kwame Kilpatrick?

Redemption? What does the future hold for Kwame Kilpatrick? By Cheryl Smith His story was one made for Lifetime Television. There was sex, corruption, drugs, alcohol, and some say, murder. The media followed this story for years and even with recent reports, this story is long from over. The first time that I met Kwame Malik Kilpatrick was on the campus of our alma mater, Florida A&M University.  It was ...

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An open letter to house speaker Boehner

An open letter to house speaker Boehner By Stephanie J. Jones Dear Speaker Boehner: It’s hard to know whether to feel pity or disgust for you as we watch you whine, bellow, threaten and renege your way through a government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis that you easily could end by behaving like the Speaker of the House, not the spokesman for the Tea Party Caucus. Your inability and/or unwillingness to pu ...

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There were alternatives to bankruptcy in Detroit

There were alternatives to bankruptcy in Detroit By Julianne Malveaux You don’t have to be from Detroit to be angry at what is happening there. And you don’t have to be from Detroit to lend your voice to an injustice that not only affects Detroit, but also the rest of the nation. If you agree with the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition on this matter, please go to change.org, search for Detroit Bankruptcy, and sign the ...

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