There is one building in Washington which deserved and received rock-star treatment even before the day it officially opened: The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, or NMAAHC.
Calling Trump followers rednecks and hillbillies is OK by me; referring to them as "deplorables," not so much.
For those who believe GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's appearance at Detroit's predominantly black Great Faith Ministries International church was anything other than a fancy dog-and-pony-show aimed at softening his image with white conservatives uncomfortable with a candidate endorsed by the former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, I have some beachfront property in Arizona I would like you to purchase.
I show solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Stand strong, young champion.
President Obama: you must pardon Marcus Mosiah Garvey. It is the right thing to do.
Let me say right out: a man like Booker T. Washington is the answer to the plight of angry white folks in Appalachia and other pockets of suffering, not Donald J. Trump.
Republican Donald J. Trump never held or ran for public office before his foray into the 2016 presidential contest — not even for town dogcatcher, a position that suits his temperament.
I detect a careless feeling in the air that a lot of folks think they can just viciously attack Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for all manner of sins, both real and imagined.
On the surface, this is the most secure year ever. But truth be told, fear and uneasiness is everywhere.
The line between crime and day-to-day living is too often blurred in the minds of police who see all Black people as inherently criminal.