Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels
Did Democrat’s “Panic” Lead to Mid-Term Debacle?
Now that the political pundits, analysts and campaign consultants have had their say, I thought it was time to offer a perspective on the debacle suffered by the Democrats during the recent mid-term elections. Let’s get right to it. In the face of a calculated and relentless assault by Republicans on Barack Obama, a President with a dismal approval rating, Democratic candidates panicked and frantically ran away from the President and his/their “record” over the past six years.Read More
Millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States can now be spared deportation and given the opportunity to live in the country legally by an executive order announced by President Obama last night.Read More
Nearly every night in Ferguson, a group of protesters gathers in front of the police department demanding justice for Michael Brown.Read More
At the beginning of the twentieth century, China was considered the sick man of Asia. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, China has emerged as a global power on the world stage.Read More
Walter L. Fields Jr.
"Somehow, white youth engaged in bad behavior, including property destruction, manage to walk away alive or face arrest without the threat of physical abuse. Death by law enforcement is a penalty specifically reserved for Black youth and mostly levied against Black males."Read More
Dr. Maulana Karenga
There is no written or reliable record on the day of her birth, but we do know the date of her transition, November 26, 1883...Read More
Like most people, Sergeant Matt Darisse believed driving with a broken tail light is against the law. He was wrong.Read More
Rev. Jesse Jackson
The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources...Read More
Each November, as Americans fill up on cranberries and stuffing, the Dutch fight back the dark winter with a holiday of their own.Read More
FERGUSON, Mo. -- In the beginning, they came to the protests just like everyone else. Alexis Templeton and Johnetta Elzie put their college studies on the back burner so they could join the marchers...Read More
So it begins. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency on Monday.Read More
When the Michael Brown verdict is announced, people can expect the police to take at least ten different illegal actions to prevent people from exercising their constitutional rights.Read More
Empathy is trending. President Obama wants to tackle America’s “empathy deficit,” medical students routinely receive empathy training, and everyone from business gurus to the Dalai Lama...Read More
We started from the most bottom of bottoms (not having personhood) and worked our way up to the age of ObamaRead More
Wade Henderson, CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights.Read More
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