Approximately three weeks ago, I suffered a mild heart attack. Shortly afterwards, Robert T. Wade, a longtime family friend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., died at the age of 94. Against the advice of close friends and even some relatives, I attended ...
This winter the media's been ablaze with stories about racist, homophobic and sexist slurs being hurled this way and that by college students and other adults.
There is absolutely no chance that Republican Party leaders will pay attention to a single word I say, so I feel no guilt about giving them good advice which might help them win the presidential and senate election derby in ...
For the very life of me, I can't fathom either the source or the depth of the loathing so many White people, young and old, feel they can openly express about any and every Black person they choose.
The experiment that featured a black man in the White House is on the downside now. Folks in the Obama administration are busy looking for their next job and jumping ship faster than rats. But you can't blame them; that’s ...
Congress is about to strike a deal that takes care of seniors and doctors but leaves low-income and "at-risk" children short.
Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: "It looks like you had a heart attack."
White supremacy philosophy was woven into fraternity life, disguised as noble "heritage," and "traditions." Can there be any wonder that a busload of members of SAE were recorded on a bus outing singing a disgusting song?
One of the many questions provoked by the “open letter” 47 Republican senators published last week to try to wreck the multinational effort led by the Obama administration to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons is this: Do they understand ...
No United States president or first family has been more disrespected than the Obamas.
Would a foreign sovereign, invited to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, openly lie to the World's Most Deliberative Body? If the head of state is Israel's prime minister, it appears the answer is yes.
All too often, good legislation is supported only when someone with a personal agenda is able to add an amendment to further that agenda.
Is Raymond Wilford, a 26-year-old black Seattle resident, not dead or seriously injured only because the white mall security officer who maced and then arrested him didn't have a gun?
Lyndon B. Johnson has done more to help African-Americans and poor people than any modern president. But his defenders are cheapening his legacy by inflating his accomplishments.
Has the Republican Party rendered itself incapable of governing the United States of America? It certainly appears to have done so.