It’s all the rage: White anger is the new black

Have you heard? Apparently large numbers of American adults are “angry” about their own circumstances and about where they think the country is headed.

Disposable Americans: Michigan poisons poor to save a few bucks

Flint, Michigan, is impoverished.

Guns leathalize anger, despair

“Every single year, more than 30,000 Americans have their lives cut short by guns – 30,000. Suicides. Domestic violence. Gang shootouts. Accidents. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have lost brothers and sisters, or buried their own children. Many have had ...

Black head coaches: College football’s last frontier

This season’s national college football championship has been decided, but no one knows how much longer we must continue to wait until the head coaching ranks are no longer largely reserved for White males, even those who have been failures ...

Natalie Cole: Still unforgettable

“Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived ... with dignity, strength and honor. Our beloved Mother and sister will be greatly missed and remain UNFORGETTABLE in our hearts forever.” – Robert Yancy, Timolin Cole & Casey Cole, ...

The right’s war against voting rights, minorities

Those who’ve wondered how, after the Civil War abolished slavery, America became – while a democracy in rhetorical terms – in reality an apartheid state should be paying close attention to the machinations of the Republican Party and the conservative ...

Gun control alone can’t curb violence, mass shootings

America may now have more guns than people.

Black consciousness vs. Christianity: A cross-section of contemporary leaders

Again, this is not an attempt to proselytize or to shape your thinking regarding religion or spirituality.

Will America pass the test of morality in 2016?

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality … I believe that unarmed truth and ...

The real objection to paying college athletes

As the University of Alabama football team prepares to line up against Clemson University Jan. 11 in Glendale, Arizona, to decide the national collegiate championship, it’s worth noting that the Crimson Tide wouldn’t be “rolling” in success and the money ...

Can Black America’s middle class be saved?

I don’t mean the small class of wealthy Black Americans or Black upper-middle class Americans who earn hefty salaries and whose net-worth runs into the millions of dollars. In today’s more open American society, they’ll do fine economically.

Chicago’s jail system needs major reform

In Chicago, “too many people continue to be incarcerated pre-trial, for far too long,” and “unjust incarceration of the mentally ill and poor remains at a crisis point.”

Develop a millionaire mindset … slowly and surely

Media) – Pat Mesiti is one of Australia’s top wealth creation strategist, motivational speakers and trainers. He is a millionaire entrepreneur, international bestselling author and mindset expert, who focuses on self-development and accelerated mental and emotional transformation.

Black consciousness vs. Christianity: Can both exist?

Is it possible to have Black consciousness and be a Christian? Are the terms contradictory? Is “Conscious Christian” an oxymoron?

Why are children less vulnerable than guns in America?

Three years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, where a lone 20-year-old gunman wielding an assault weapon snuffed out 26 children’s and teachers’ lives, our nation has done shamefully little to protect children instead of guns.