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“Mentors matter”

[caption id="attachment_14357" align="alignleft" width="180"] Marian Wright Edelman[/caption] Child Watch “Mentors matter” By Marian Wright Edelman       These are the words of an 18-year-old who recently graduated from high school in a high-poverty neighborhood in the nation’s capital: “Where I live, which is Ward 7, everyone is the same . . . If you follow the crowd, you’ re going to end up dead or in jai ...

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Cheating our students

There are very few things that are as vile and predatory than cheating young Black students out of a decent education. ...

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New football season, same offensive names

New football season, same offensive names ...

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President Obama selling ‘Wolf Tickets’ on Syria

President Barack Obama stepped on a big limb when he threatened “limited action” against Syria because the country’s leaders allegedly used chemical weapons against their own people. ...

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Holding Black leaders responsible

Called “one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement produced,” Lewis, and his gaggles’ political accomplishments are subject to question. ...

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Digital, social outlets attract advertisers

Digital, social outlets attract advertisers ...

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Republican Party a flailing hot mess

Well, all I have to say about that is if the powers that be within the Republican establishment really want to know the real truth in regards to why their Party has become such a flailing hot mess, all they had to do was ask me, and I could have told them all that they needed to know and then some, for free ...

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Why we can’t see the forest for the trees

Why we can’t see the forest for the trees ...

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“50 years later”

50 years after the March On Washington, our children are in greater danger than ever before, our voting rights are being threatened by racists in suits instead of white robes and no boat we have been in has been lifted by any economic tide. ...

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Wishful thinking

With the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March On Washington, I pray that we as a people grasp the significance of this occasion ...

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