To Be Equal #50

As we close out the year, this is a good time to take a look back at some of the big events of 2010...

Georgia Prisoners Starting a Nonviolent Movement

Twelve days ago a group of men located in different cities around Georgia began a massive, coordinated, peaceful protest in support of justice and...

Pigford Passed, Now What?

As the nation celebrates the long awaited approval of funds to settle Pigford II, we have to stop and ask, what happens next? Does...

A ‘Used Up’ Michael Steele to Seek Second Term as GOP Leader

(NNPA) – Although the Republican Party appears to have gotten as much use as they wanted out of Michael Steele, the embattled chairman of...

We Owe Mr. Perry a Trip over the Rainbow

Tyler Perry's movie For Colored Girls, based on Ntozake Shange's Tony Award-winning Broadway play, was lambasted by movie reviewers across the country. Critics called...

Why I Choose Not to be Color-blind

Americans are today encouraged to be color-blind. The gist is that all, regardless of race, should enjoy the same opportunities and privileges. I completely...

Barry’s Race-Baiting

Much more interesting than Marion Barry and Yvette Alexander’s bill that would impose a five-year time limit on the receipt of public assistance for...

Elijah Cummings…Protecting Our Homes

In the midst of our holiday season, we must not lose sight of the harsh reality that far too many of our neighbors continue...

Armstrong Williams…Charlie Rangel should leave Congress on His Own Terms

‘Tis the holiday season – a time to reflect on all that we have been blessed with here in America. And with those blessings,...

George E. Curry….Limbaugh and Huckabee Propose Airport Groping of Obama Girls

All our lives we’ve heard stories about The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Now we can add to that two grinches – Rush Limbaugh and...

Marc H. Morial…Message to the White House: Do Not Cave on Tax Cuts

“Sounds like voodoo economics.”  — George H.W. Bush in 1980 commenting on Reaganomic tax cuts for the rich. It comes as no surprise to most...

Linda Meric…Memo to Congress: Extend Programs that Help Us

Dear Member of Congress: You’ve got a lot to consider in this month. You’re scheduled to debate international treaties and Internet censorship. There’s talk of...