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MUHAMMAD: Muslim Scholars Should Unite

It is time that Nation of Islam scholars convene themselves and form their own academic council.

CLINGMAN: 'Economic Freedom' Should Be Rallying Cry

Has the thought ever occurred to you that despite having the highest unemployment rate in this country, our job creation rate is perched at the other end of that spectrum? That's right, Blacks are some of the best job creators ...

FLETCHER: No Wall of Respect in Occupied Palestine

"It felt like being in a huge prison." That was how I responded to questions I was asked in January after returning from a visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

CURRY: Dr. King 'Turning In His Grave' Over Family Greed

The children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sue each other so often that you need a program to keep up with the court action.

ALFORD: An Energized Future at Home

Yes, the future is bright for those of us who support our important energy industry.

JACKSON: Diverse Ways of Viewing Diversity

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld made some comments last week about not caring about "diversity" in Hollywood, especially in the area of comedy, and set off some very heated conversations across the country.

DANIELS: Arnold Pinkney a 'Tailor' of Democracy

Arnold Pinkney's business acumen and civic activism validated to an extraordinary degree the Civil Rights Movement's promise of what destroying the barriers to Black Americans' full participation in American society could produce.

JACKSON: Obama Has Destroyed Our Values

President Obama has done more to destroy the social and moral fabric of America than anyone in the history of our country.

CLINGMAN: The Revolution Must Be Financed

When it comes to gaining true freedom, the words and actions of our most revered Black authentic leaders emphasized economic empowerment.

DANIELS: The GOP's Curse of the 'Golden Boys'

Isn’t it time to think of the Republican Party’s quest for the presidency as haunted? That'd be a good question to put to Chris Christie, the latest GOP “golden boy” trying to get his feet out of the political clay.

DANIELS: MLK — Militant of the 21st Century

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. hasn't been this alive since 1968.

FLETCHER: Intolerable Wages Feed Strikes by Fast Food Workers

The mainstream media has had difficulty understanding the eruption of strikes in the fast food industry. They have acted as if they have come out of nowhere and for no apparent reason. Neither is true.

ALFORD: A History of Union Racism

Construction trades still discriminate against Blacks and this is what sickens me when President Obama demands union-only projects along with many other ignorant or sellout Black politicians, officials and traditional civil rights organizations.

MUHAMMAD: Unchecked Greed Running Wild in the U.S.

Ken Langone, the billionaire founder of Home Depot, is worried that Pope Francis' recent criticism of the wealthy and capitalism will be a "hurdle" for rich donors who otherwise might donate to the church. Duh?

FLETCHER: Shaking Hands with Raul Castro

I have had difficulty believing the uproar in right-wing circles over President Obama shaking hands with Cuban President Raul Castro. For goodness sakes, it was at the memorial for Nelson Mandela! Should Obama have spat in the face of Castro?

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