Editorials Jelani Cobb and his Twitter buck dance
Buck dancing: A type of folksy tap or soft-shoe dance common in the southern U.S. states during the slave era. Performers incorporated buck dancing into “cooning” shows, where a black person (or white person in blackface) would dance and sing for a white audience's enjoyment.
Updated Dec 19, 2017 - 2:47:32 PM
Editorials 'Separate, hostile and unequal'
When writer Andrew Hacker looked at race and reality in America, he reached a telling and almost prophetic conclusion. Inside the United States, he wrote, there were “Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.”
Updated Nov 22, 2017 - 10:56:31 AM
Editorials Warning and the mercy of God
The Divine Warner doesn’t delight in the loss of life that comes with judgement. He doesn’t point his finger and say, “I told you so” as the final destruction and full manifestation of God’s judgement creeps ever closer.
Updated Sep 12, 2017 - 11:47:13 AM
Editorials Hajj: A Journey of devotion and unity
If we reflect over the series of ancient rites presented in the actions of the Muslim Pilgrimage (Hajj), we see signs of guidance that help us in our pilgrimage of self, family, and nation. What is your goal in life and where do you seek the ability to fulfill our life’s purpose?
Updated Sep 1, 2017 - 11:05:32 AM
Editorials White Supremacy: America's Original Sin
Many may feel comfortable condemning the Alt-Right, neo- Nazis, Klans-men and White Supremacists who gathered in Charlottesville, Va., but the true problem is America’s underlying cancer of White Supremacy etched into the DNA of this nation.
Updated Aug 16, 2017 - 10:21:55 PM
Editorials We Have To Live And We Have To Protect Our Lives
I am one of the blessed ones. I underwent prostate cancer surgery recently and am now at home on the mend. I was blessed to have my awareness of this disease raised when the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan went through his bout of prostate cancer. So, his suffering is helping me.
Updated Aug 1, 2017 - 10:39:49 AM
Editorials No ‘Mistress’ Of Monticello
The July announcement that the “living quarters” for Sally Hemings at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello plantation had been uncovered and were under restoration brought efforts to cover the Declaration of Independence author’s horrible history.
Updated Jul 11, 2017 - 3:45:57 PM
Editorials Losing Friendship And The Day Of America’s Downfall
America is in trouble. Her unpopular president and his unpopular policies are helping to lead her to ruin. Ironically, the aspects of President Trump’s policies and his personality that the world rejects are the very things that his hardcore supporters love—and he is unlikely to change.
Updated Jul 4, 2017 - 10:51:28 AM