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EDITOR'S COLUMN: Black Church Calls for Peace in the Hood

It seems like acts of violence have become so commonplace in the world, that we've almost grown apathetic to its effect — almost.

EDITOR'S COLUMN: The Circle of Life

We begin by being totally dependent on others — normally our parents. However, as the days become months and years, we learn more about ourselves and discover the world in a new light.

MUHAMMAD: The Gentrification of the D.C. Statehood Push

I am convinced that if Black people are not careful and don't guard our dreams, we will wake up one day and discover that our most precious hopes and ambitions have been gentrified, stolen from our pillows while we slept ...

MUHAMMAD: Reparations and Juneteenth

To be the oldest African-American holiday on the calendar, "Juneteenth" is way, way down on the popularity list of annual celebrations. Maybe it's because Juneteenth, even its name, has a certain southern, Booker T. Washington-bootstraps kind of appeal.

EDITOR'S COLUMN: I Love You, Dad

While Father's Day and the men that are honored on that day will never receive the amount of attention that moms do on Mother's Day, it's still a pretty big deal for many American families — at least for mine.

MUHAMMAD: Elijah Muhammad and the Making of Muhammad Ali

He was born, it seems, at exactly the right moment. Muhammad Ali died June 3, 2016, and it feels like decades too soon.

MUHAMMAD: Americans Hopelessly Divided

While there are enormous pockets of "unanimity" throughout this country, there is no longer any "unity" in the United States of America.

MUHAMMAD: Trump Will Make America Gross Again

I have redrawn my analysis of the 2016 presidential election cycle to its final, apocalyptic conclusion. It's not pretty.

MUHAMMAD: Revisiting the Iconic Hero Malcolm X

At this time every year, there is always a flurry of well-deserved activity around the anniversary of Brother Malcolm's birth.

MUHAMMAD: Forget 'Great Again' — Who Can 'Save' America?

Is the country better or worse off? Is there anything in America's future that should make folks tremble?

MUHAMMAD: Dropping the Mic for My White House Exit

As President Barack Obama takes his final White House victory lap — six months until Election Day, eight months and some change until the inauguration of his successor — I find that like many others, I am already beginning to ...

MUHAMMAD: Who Carries a Toilet Birth Certificate?

Spoiler alert. This article contains what some readers may consider to be a discussion of a revolting subject. We are now legislating latrines.

MUHAMMAD: Beware of Electoral 'October Surprise'

What can the public possibly learn from the 28 pages of secrets that have been hidden since 9/11 concerning the Saudi Arabian royal family's involvement and even possible support for the attackers?

MUHAMMAD: I'll Tell You Who's Really 'Feeling the Bern'

Of all the millions of individual Americans who have already voted, volunteered time or donated money toward the selection of the 45th president of the U.S., there is probably none who is metaphorically “feeling the Bern” any more than Democratic ...

MUHAMMAD: Who's Ready for a Race War?

At the core of the tsunami of race-hatred directed at Black people, directed against Barack Obama, the first Black president of the U.S. and his family, there is unrepentant sin.