You Are Here: Home » Opinions (Page 68)

Congress is eating away at food stamps

[caption id="attachment_12473" align="alignleft" width="144"] Julianne Malveaux[/caption] Congress is eating away at food stamps By Julianne Malveaux      Steven and Laurie, a white married couple that lives near Richmond, Va., work at a big box store.  She is a cashier; he works in the storeroom. Each earns about $9 an hour but neither works 40 hours a week.  Indeed, they are lucky to pull 40 hours a week ...

Read more

Political deception haunts the politics of public service

[caption id="attachment_12500" align="alignleft" width="144"] Derek Joy[/caption] Political deception haunts the politics of public service By Derek Joy      I stumbled upon an old acquaintance by chance.  Jimmie seemingly reappeared out of nowhere. And wouldn’t you just know it.  We kicked the game around. He finally mentioned an oft overlooked truth in today’s world. “People always talk about doing someth ...

Read more

Do you ‘Cee’ what I see?: An a historical collision between hip-hop, “Manhood,” silence and sexuality

That this is a scandal at all, one created by a gay-identifying Black male, is a consequence of intra-community disdain and misdirected rage - driven by a [White gay] blueprint on how homosexuals/bisexuals should act and identify ...

Read more

1963 was the pivotal year for Civil Rights

In the modern civil rights era, no year stands out in my memory more than 1963. ...

Read more

President Rachar Alsad and Syria

[caption id="attachment_12684" align="alignleft" width="144"] Dr. Phillip Wright, Sr.[/caption] President Rachar Alsad and Syria By P. L. Wright Sr. Ph.D. Listening to television news about the situation in Syria and the conflicting evidence presented to the congress and the public may not be enough to gain support for a military strike on Syria by the United States. Since Rachar Alsad has stated publicly t ...

Read more

Crimes against Black humanity

But, there is another take on crime that we often overlook or simply ignore; it’s the economic crimes we commit against ourselves. ...

Read more

Rapper Macklemore acknowledges ‘white privilege’

Acknowledging that, yes, I understand my privilege, I understand how it works for me in society, and how it works for me in 2013 with the success with the success that The Heist has had.” ...

Read more

An inside look at our rotten prison system

An inside look at our rotten prison system ...

Read more

“Syria: To bomb or not to bomb”

Whatever decision President Obama makes about bombing Syria, the cost and repercussions around that decision will be exceedingly high. ...

Read more

Dear Alumni, Community Leaders, Friends and Supporters of Dillard High School:

Dillard High School’s Student Government Association, along with our community partners are asking for your support and participation in our 2013-2014 Homecoming Parade and Tailgate celebration. ...

Read more

Site Designed By NoRegretMedia.com

Scroll to top