Category: Editorial


What Is Aleppo?

By Clay Jones  


A Trump Presidency Has Scared Many Into Possibly Repatriating, Living in Africa

Op/Ed By Kofi Quaye   Five years ago, I tried to convince a couple of African-American friends, George and Larry, to seriously...


Kaepernick’s Protest: African-Americans Should Not Squander This Opportunity

Op/Ed By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III   ( – “And where is that band who so vauntingly swore -That the havoc of...


Black Voters Have Plenty to Lose With Trump

Op/Ed By Jesse Jackson   ( – Race — always a subtext in American politics — has moved center stage in...


When Was America Great?

Op/Ed By Julianne Malveaux   ( – Our American exceptionalism allows us to shimmer, too fully in our...


Someone Let a Cartoonist Into a Trump Rally

Op/Ed By Clay Jones   Yesterday I attended Donald Trump’s rally in Fredericksburg, Virginia, my hometown. The Trump campaign...


Elevation vs. Revelation

Op/By James Clingman   ( – Yet another “shocking” report, “The Ever Growing Gap,” came out last...

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Less Than a Century

Op/Ed By Julianne Malveaux   ( – With a woman heading the ticket of the Democratic Party, it may be...


A Message to the Next President: Invest in America

Op/Ed By Marc Morial   ( – “America can’t compete if she continues to warehouse a significant...


Reader’s Write: I Pledge Up to $5000 to Reinstate Positive Programs in the City

Op/Ed By Shawan East   My name is Shawan East, I am the president of the East Companies (Environmental, Developmental, Unlimited...