Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Editorial


Lynch Supporters Lobby Senate Intensely This Week

By James Wright ( – African-American and civil rights organizations are in full lobbying mode to push for the...

Gloria Winston Al-Sarag

Straight No Chaser: Is Mo’Nique Tripping?

When actress/comedienne Mo’Nique recently made public claims she was supposed to play “Cookie” on the hit TV series,...


“God’s Trombones” Deserves Praise

I had no idea what to expect when I went to see God’s Trombones last Sunday, March 1, at the Bethany Baptist Church in Syracuse. Billed...

Wallace Mabry

Debunking Corporal Punishment: A Child’s Tale

Op/Ed By Wallace Mabry   Growing up I recall many instances where my mother literally beat my behind, my back, my legs, and my...


The White House is fresh out of ideas for delaying the Keystone XL pipeline

Op/Ed By Michael James Barton Director for Energy, ARTIS Research   For months, the president has said he couldn’t move on the...


Why the Ebola Scare has raised Serious Questions about International Aid, and Media Coverage of Africa

Op/Ed by Kofi Quaye Most of the recent hype about the devastation, and havoc, caused by the Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to have...


Black on Black Homicides: An Exercise in Self-Extermination

Op/Ed by Wallace Mabry Statistical data aside, the disturbing number of black people being killed by black people is far more concerning...

The Carter G. Woodson Legacy

Op/Ed by Julianne Malveaux ( – The racial differential in the poverty rate is staggering. Last time I checked,...


East Irondequoit School Board Should Engage Public

Op/Ed by Patrina Freeman Let me say very plainly, I disagree with taking a vote on any issue without giving those affected by the outcome,...


The Chinese and Others Are Reaping the Benefits of African-American Influence; Why?

Op/Ed Kofi Quaye The majority of African-Americans have no idea about the extent to which they have influenced the music, fashions,...