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MUHAMMAD: Mandela, Obama Presidential Sons of Africa

Both presidents are Sons of Africa, and the first Black presidents of their respective countries. In that regard they have some things in common.

MUHAMMAD: Can Obamacare Be Fixed?

If you let some people tell it, the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka "Obamacare") is suffering from an incurable, genetic disorder. That is: it was parented by President Barack Obama.

CLINGMAN: Find a Need and Fill It

One of the greatest entrepreneurs in this nation, Arthur George Gaston, offered these wise words of advice to prospective business owners: "Find a need and fill it." If there is anyone we can look to for an example of how ...

DANIELS: Children Will Go Hungry with Food Stamp Cuts

Is American society willing to let the 21 million American children — one quarter of all American children — who live in households that get food stamps endure not just less to eat, but actual hunger?

MUHAMMAD: Investing in the Criminal 'Just Us' System

Why aren't there more of "us" involved in efforts to bring about drastic behavior modification among us?

DANIELS: Forcing Poor People to Go Hungry

Just as the holiday season begins, when the thoughts and actions of some focus on compassion for others, we could be about to witness the government's forcing the poor to go hungry — the product of political horse-trading in Washington ...

DANIELS: 2013 Elections — Something to Vote for (and Against)

Last week's elections for the governorships of New Jersey, where the Republican incumbent won, and Virginia, where the Republican contender lost, have thrown into sharp relief two political dynamics it's important to not lose sight of.

CLINGMAN: Exiting the Train of Consumption

Many of us, including me, may not want to admit it, but there have been times in our lives when we did some pretty stupid things with our money.

ALFORD: Glory Days — Thinking about Art and Parren

These two giants helped mold the National Black Chamber of Commerce and Kay and I thank God for that.

CURRY: Time to Raise Minimum Wage

The first federal minimum wage of 25 cents an hour was established in 1938. Since then, it has been raised 22 times. It's time to increase the floor for the 23rd time, from its current $7.25 to at least $10 ...

FLETCHER: Poor Whites are Blaming the Wrong People

Economically precarious Whites have concluded — erroneously — that Obama, particularly through the Affordable Healthcare Act, somehow is worsening the economy for them.

ALFORD: Is It Time To Do Away With HBCUs?

Is it time to merge state-funded Black schools into mainstream schools?

MUHAMMAD: To Change Racist Team Name, Fire the Owner

The fact that the current owner of the Washington NFL franchise refuses to even entertain the notion of decency with regard to retiring his racist team name and its logo should come as no surprise to anyone.

CLINGMAN: Selling Out and Buying In

I have often been told that everyone has a number, a price they would accept to sell out. I wonder what the number was for Marcus Garvey — I wonder if he even had a number. When I listen to ...

MUHAMMAD: Who 'Lost' America?

One day in the future when Americans wake up and discover that 250-plus years of tyranny has deservedly earned this country world scorn, the racist, xenophobic, White pundits who have charted America’s errant course to destruction will say as the ...