OPINION

  • Some Companies Get It. Some Don’t, But They Will!

    Washington, DC –Some companies get it.  Some don’t, but they will.   There are still a lot of people who believe the NFL is too powerful for anything or anybody to force changes in the league.  All they’ve got to do is look back to the Civil Rights Movement where Black Americans, with no guns, ...

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  • NFL Domestic Abusers Get Tap on Wrist

    The NFL – which has been referred to as everything from the National Felons League to, in the cases of players, Not For Long – has imposed a lifetime ban on Ray Rice yet rarely disciplines other brazen offenders. And when a team takes the rare action of disciplining a player for striking a ...

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  • No More Fergusons Means No More Partisan Manipulation

    Grief can be a terrible blinder.  Tears fill our eyes and make it hard to see, even though we feel more clear-eyed in the face of tragedy.  I fear that the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York will blind us and foster illusions about the political actions the Black ...

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  • Rescued from America’s Gulag Archipelago

    When a North Carolina judge last week vacated the prison sentences of 50-year-old Henry Lee McCollum, who had spent nearly 30 years on the state’s death row, and his 46-year-old half-brother, Leon Brown, sentenced to life in prison, for a heinous rape and murder DNA evidence had finally proved ...

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  • The Invisible Achievement Gap

    Across the country it’s back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children, especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins with a renewed commitment by all teachers and school administrators to help every ...

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  • A MESSAGE TO MY SISTERS ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    Washington, DC – Dr. E. Faye Williams, National President of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc. has said the following with respect to not only the Ray Rice incident, but about domestic violence in general: “Several times in recent weeks I have written about domestic ...

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  • Ousting Iraq Prime Minister Won’t Pacify Sunnis

    The powers of influence, including the United States, have undercut Iraq’s “democratic experiment” and emboldened the war-torn nation’s most violent-prone minority group, the elitist Sunnis. Americans can hope this is true: For now, the Iraqi-area terrorist combatants don’t possess the ...

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  • Stop the War on Young Black Men

    “Never did we think we would be planning a funeral, we were waiting on his first day of school. They robbed us of that.” Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown. “In too many communities around the country, a gulf of mistrust exists between local residents and law enforcement. In too many ...

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  • A Firewall is Needed Against Militant Islam

    What’s a firewall?  It’s an impenetrable barrier meant to stop an undesirable action. In politics, consider the example of the 1988 U.S. presidential race.  After several embarrassing defeats in early primaries, then-Vice President George H.W. Bush’s campaign manager announced to staff and ...

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