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‘Where are the African American and Latina Mark Zuckerbergs and Sheryl Sandbergs?’

The question, which came from a participant in a minority business empowerment seminar, quieted the room. The answer is simple: “They’re out there. But they don’t have a data plan.”

The Murders in Orlando Had Nothing to Do with Homosexuality

Everyone knows my position on the radical homosexual agenda being forced upon our country. I totally disagree with it.

The Many Delusions of Donald Trump

What do you say about someone who apparently sees things that do not exist? I have been asking myself that question while I have watched Donald Trump’s presidential campaign unfold.

Making History is Sometimes About Timing

Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill once stated, “To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to ...

On Being Here—An HIV Long Term Survivor

I got up extra early that morning since Bruce and I planned to meet at Riis Beach, a favorite gay watering hole in Far Rockaway, Queens, three hours from my Bronx apartment. #HIVTreatmentWorks

America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Is a Clear and Present Danger

America is literally falling apart. In Flint, Mich., children were poisoned by the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, D.C., the subway system is plagued by fires and delays.

Liberals Fumble the Ball When It Comes to the Washington Redskins

I constantly tell my readers to always remember the key tenant of liberalism is “intent, not result.” To a liberal, the ends always justify the means.

Bernie and Donald Are Two Sides Of Same Angry, White Coin

For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin. Both of them are angry, so intensely so, that they are inciting a destructive anger among their followers. When ...

Our Stories

I love telling stories. Not tall tales or fabrications, but real accounts. I am not one of those professionals who performs storytelling at the level of high art.

Payday Lending is an Abomination in Plain Sight, says Baptist leader

Every once in a while a congressional committee hearing can almost seem like a time to grab your popcorn and a seat to hear the exchanges and varying opinions.

It’s Tax Time, But Corporations Aren’t Paying

Tax Day offers a stark reminder of the difference between those of us who pay all our taxes every year and the big corporations that don’t.

Blackonomics: Do Black Organizations Really Have Our Backs?

While Black people are bogged down in shallow and meaningless political discourse, our vaunted Black organizations continue to be M.I.A. except for their time in front of the cameras with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

To Be Equal Rejecting the Freedom to Discriminate

“All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship. It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent ...

Diversity among Doctors Drives Trust In Health Care

Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on the countless examples of the contributions that African-Americans have made to build our country.

Democrats and Republicans Continue to Ignore Black Voters

Another election cycle, another year of Blacks being sold out by their media-appointed leadership.

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