MUHAMMAD: The Pope, the Muslims, the Moon, American Alignment

For those who "read the signs" in nature, this is an awesome time. There was a convergence of major events, both natural and national, the likes of which has not been seen in a long, long time.

ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: An Emboldened Iran — The Other Side of the Nuke Deal

Putting aside the debate over whether Iran will have the ability to create nuclear weapons in the near future under the proposed nuclear deal with the U.S., let's for a moment discuss the irrefutable risk this deal imposes right now.

MUHAMMAD: Why Care About Iowa-New Hampshire Vote?

All over this country, the myth of the Great White Society is turning into dust, and Republicans loathe to accept the reality that is being manifested right before their eyes.

CURRY: Trump Refuses to Withdraw False Claim that Obama is a Muslim

On the heels of allowing a campaign follower in New Hampshire to assert unchallenged last week that President Obama is a Muslim, Republican presidential front-runner Donald J. Trump has strongly resisted opportunities to correct the public record.

CURRY: Obama No Lame-Duck President

Almost as surprising as Barack Obama's election as the nation's first African-American president is his success in not becoming a lame-duck president, a term normally applied to a politically weakened outgoing president's last two years in office.

MUHAMMAD: So Much Trouble in the World

I thought I would write a scathing indictment of White American and European bigotry against and hatred of non-white people. Then, when I looked closely, I saw a lot of “people of color” blocking my view of the Caucasians.

CURRY: Demonizing Black Lives Matter

Led by Fox News, conservatives are trying to discredit the #Black Lives Matter Movement by claiming incorrectly that it is a Black hate group that encourages the killing of police officers.

MUHAMMAD: No Justice? What Then, 'Or Else'?

What can a powerless, essentially unarmed population do to make the rest of the society which has armed itself as if White folks would welcome a race war where they along with the authorities might slaughter Black folks en masse? ...

MUHAMMAD: Refugee Crisis is Africa's Shame

Amiri Baraka chilled my heart when he declared there's a "bridge of bones" on the sea floor, across the Atlantic Ocean, where as many as 30 million kidnapped Africans were tossed into the ocean every day during the Trans-Atlantic slave ...

SPRIGGS: The Case of Black Workers and Why the Fed Shouldn't Be Talking Interest Hike

The recently released minutes of the last meeting of the Federal Reserve Board's Open Market Committee revealed there was serious discussion of the fact the labor market still showed signs of weakness.

MUHAMMAD: 'Straight Outta' Role Models

I’m not interested in the conspicuous artistic merits of any movie about these antisocial thugs turned gangsta rappers who turn around and take movie and TV roles as cops and secret federal agents, tricking, deceiving and betraying our people.

CURRY: Planned Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Conservatives are attacking Planned Parenthood so viciously that you would be forgiven if you thought that the organization was running for president as a Democrat.

DANIELS: The Conservative Mob is Trump's Trump Card

The fate of the Republican Party's presidential sweepstakes at the moment is being controlled by two political Frankensteins — both of them of the GOP’s own creation.

MUHAMMAD: Julian Bond a Man for All Seasons

Like so many, many others, I literally gasped when I learned that former Georgia state Sen. and former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond had died.

MUHAMMAD: GOP Debate an Epic Comedy and Farce

As life-and-death serious as the times in which we live are, I can't help but think of the first Republican presidential debate in only comedic terms.