Trump needs to come clean on replacing Obamacare

Do issues still matter to Republican voters, or are they so mad at the failed GOP establishment that they have forgotten what made them mad in the first place?

Standing on Sacred Ground

Three unarmed Black men encountered a group of White men walking down a dirt road in Slocum, Texas on July 29, 1910.

African Americans and the ACA: Much Accomplished, More to Do

The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) promised to improve the delivery of healthcare services in America—especially for historically disadvantaged communities that suffer high rates of chronic illness.

The African American State of the Union

While millions of people across the United States and throughout the world will continue to affirm, discuss, or respond in various ways to the last State of Union by America’s first President of the United States who is an African ...

The State of the Union Address: Class Act, Crass Responses

President Obama did his thing when he delivered the State of the Union address (SOTU) on Tuesday night.

CFPB Cracks Down on Illegal Debt Collections

As holiday revelers toasted the season, a key federal regulator took two steps to ensure that 2016 would bring an important change for consumers harassed by illegal debt collector actions.

Responsible Gun Ownership is not Only a Right, but a Duty of Citizenship

It has been said time and again, but it bears repeating: about the only thing that restrictive gun laws have done in our country is prevent the good guys from defending themselves when bad guys attack.

Beyond the Rhetoric: It is Time to Deal with Concussions

First let me make a recommendation. Everyone should see the movie “Concussion.” Actor Will Smith will probably get an Oscar for his role.

Blacks Are the Most Victimized by Consumer Fraud

Dorothy Pruitt, a 65-year-old African-American woman, said she paid $85,118.03 to Mark Steven Diamond, a Chicago area home repairman to tear down and build a new back porch.

Dark Money In Politics Threatens Black Interests

The explosion of “dark money” spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial equity in the United States making it harder for Blacks and other minorities to gain a foothold in the middle class and fully participate ...

From Employment to Empowerment, Why What You Drive Matters

Ever since Henry Ford declared he’d pay $5 a day to workers in his factories, African Americans have had a love affair with the automotive industry in the United States.

What Will You Sacrifice for Justice?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once wrote, “It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.”

Abusive Debt Collectors Target Black Consumers

An old adage teaches that one man’s pain is another’s gain. That adage is a truism when it comes to the debt collection industry.

On The SGL Cruise

Every now and then, the reality of my age hits. This really isn’t news, so why does it occasionally startle like a revelation? Last week, while filling out an appointment sign-in, it did not seem that long ago that I ...

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Defends Racism from the Bench

On the same day that President Barack Obama gave a stirring and historically grounded commemoration regarding the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th Amendment