Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels
Cultivating “Conscious” Entrepreneurs to Rescue and Restore the Race
Each year during the Fourth of July holiday season, I inevitably turn my attention to Frederick Douglass’ extraordinary July 5, 1852 oration in Rochester, New York, in which he denounced the hypocrisy of a nation that celebrated its “independence” while millions of sons and daughters of Africa were held in bondage as slaves. He declared: “What to the American slave is your Fourth of July?Read More
Today the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively apply an amendment approved earlier this year by the U.S. Sentencing Commission that lowers federal guidelines for sentencing persons convicted of drug trafficking offensesRead More
Perhaps the terrible truth of drug war violence will finally be addressed as all of America bore witness this summer to the horror of some 52,000 unaccompanied children who were fleeing devastating violence that had erupted in Central America.Read More
Rastafarians without any scientific evidence were always adamant about the miraculous properties of marijuana or ganja.Read More
Walter L. Fields Jr.
Sometimes when data is released on social conditions the numbers do not surprise. Such is the case with the revelation from Census data that poverty in New York City is on the upswing and that income inequality in the nation’s largest city has widened.Read More
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Usually when we want to confront and discount America’s founding myth of creating a democracy of free and equal persons, its hypocritical and high-hype claims of justice...Read More
Staying out of prison. That’s my response to those who wonder why I push myself, unmercifully. Keeping busy takes my mind off injustice. So, for now, that’s why I am in France.Read More
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Monday morning I woke up — not with Georgia — but with Selma on my mind. Selma bears witness to the bloody and murderous struggle to end discrimination in voting on the basis of race.Read More
When you hear MTV, you don’t think “research.” But, for the last few years, the music television channel has been building a public affairs campaign to address bias called “Look Different.”Read More
WE ARE all familiar with the proverb “Give a man a fish, and you will feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”Read More
America is on the precipice of a fascist uprising. While liberals have consistently leveled the f-word against opponents on the right...Read More
If there were poetic justice in the world, Argentina would have beaten Germany in the last three minutes of play instead of vice versa.Read More
Yet while asset prices soar, the production of goods and services, employment and workers’ incomes are not recovering and resuming growth.Read More
All In With Chris Hayes had the most ethnically diverse guestlist we found on cable news.Read More
Most national leaders are telling their constituencies that bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform is not a possibility this year.Read More
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