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Cops Kill at Least 2 Blacks Each Week

Occasionally, police officers behave in such as dastardly manner that it captures international attention. There was the 1997 famous video of four White LAPD officers taking turns clubbing and kicking Rodney King nearly beyond recognition after a high-speed automobile chase.

Black Americans’ Threat From Whites Wearing Badges

The disjointed, gap-laden manner in which Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson revealed the name of the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown to death – all the while alleging that Brown had robbed a convenience store a short ...

Low Black Employment in Hi-Tech Silicon Valley

The nation’s digital technology and social media companies are helping to transform how people throughout the world communicate and do business. In the process, Silicon Valley has become more than a geographical headquarter for digital and social media companies. It’s ...

China Dominated – US-Africa Summit

Although the continent of Africa has 54 countries, the nation that received the most attention at last week’s US-Africa Summit in Washington, D.C. was China. That’s because the U.S. is trying to catch up with and surpass the Asian superpower.

Democrats’ Smart Butt White Boys Syndrome

In 1984, former UN Ambassador Andrew Young described the inner circle of Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale as “smart a– white boys” who thought they knew everything. Obviously, they didn’t because Mondale lost the general election by a large margin ...

Taxpayers Fund Corporate Tax Avoiders

Last quarter’s rate of economic growth is good news, especially after the economy stalled, losing momentum in the first quarter of 2014. Many said it was an aberration, caused by bad weather, especially since economic growth in the last half ...

A Victory for Affirmative Action

Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news: A federal appeals court, acting on a ...

Charity Begins at Home

Americans have lost their minds. Forgive me for not expending any of my emotional energy or shedding any tears for those illegals coming into America. No, I can’t get all wrapped up in the plight of all the illegal children ...

A Challenge for the Hip Hop Generation

Lately, Hip Hop news has been fueled with beef and rants of all kinds. Meek Mill is beefing with Wale because Wale wasn’t supporting Mill’s current project enough on social media, Dame Dash is blaming Lyor Cohen for the downfall ...

Fulton County Judges hold the key to reducing jail overcrowding

The League of Women Voters recently hosted a forum at the John Marshall Law School for candidates in run-off elections. With federal consent decree compliance over the Fulton County Jail being a hot issue, I posed a never asked question ...

The Public Debate Is Missing The Point

Currently, the debate on American colleges and universities is dominated by the cost of tuition. This debate misses the point.

The Congressional Black Caucus Has No Conscience

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) describes itself as “the conscience of the U.S. Congress.” According to the dictionary, conscience is the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct or motives. Notice that the root of the ...

Ikea and the Gap Fill the Wage Gap

President Obama would like the national minimum wage to rise to $10.10 an hour. By executive order, he has already raised the minimum wage for federal contractors. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has threatened to sue President Obama for his ...

Bush Marched Us Off to War While Cutting V.A. Benefits

The current crisis in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which has been described as a situation of long waits, in some cases allegedly leading to the deaths of patients, cannot be understood in the absence of a discussion of ...

Governor Deal’s Whitewashed Confederacy

Back in April, most Georgians and the news media probably missed Gov. Nathan Deal issuing a proclamation recognizing the month as “Confederate History Month.” In it, Deal called on us to honor the “brave men and women who served the ...

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