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
It didn't come as a surprise that Officer Darren Wilson wasn't indicted for shooting and killing of Michael Brown. But it was still a huge blow to those who felt that again, justice was not on their side.Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — MY son wants an answer. He is 10 years old, and he wants me to tell him that he doesn’t need to worry. He is a black boy, rather sheltered, and knows little of the world beyond our safe, quiet neighborhood. His eyes are wide and holding my gaze, silently begging me to say: No, sweetheart, you have no need to worry. Most officers are nothing like Officer Wilson. They would not shoot you — or anyone — while you’re unarmed, running away or even toward them.Read More
President Obama’s Executive Order making it possible for approximately five million undocumented immigrants to experience family stability is a timely and humane initiative at Thanksgiving.Read More
Walter L. Fields Jr.
I choose to be angry and defiant over the dehumanization of Black peopleRead More
Dr. Maulana Karenga
The histories and holidays of the oppressed, colonized and enslaved are, of necessity, different from the history and holidays of the oppressor, the colonizer and the enslaver.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
Stacey Patton, a senior enterprise reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education, is the author of the memoir “That Mean Old Yesterday.”Read More
The holiday shopping season officially kicks off this week with Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year.Read More
As White people who aren’t seething with racism, we have the duty to show solidarity with our Black brothers and sisters in the aftermath of the Ferguson decision.Read More
If you have not yet read Darren Wilson's testimony to the Ferguson grand jury which decided that he would suffer no ill consequences for his decision to kill Michael Brown, please do so.Read More
Barack Obama, the obsequious errand boy for the financial and corporate plutocrats who own the U.S. government...Read More
The decision by a Grand Jury in Missouri to absolve a police officer for the fatal shooting of an African-American teenager has spotlighted broader concerns...Read More
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