Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., /Photo: Associated Press

The Right to Vote in America Has Been Fractured

America’s election system is a disgrace, as the 2016 presidential election once more demonstrates. This isn’t sour grapes. I’m disappointed that my candidate lost but the election is over, the results are in. What every American ought to be outraged at, however, is that the United States is still not a democracy of one person, one vote. Our electoral system is suppressing the right to vote for millions. [read more…]

William Reed

Trump Won — Get Over It, and Get on Board

Donald John Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States was a stunning repudiation of the establishment by the nation’s whites, contrasted to black support of the “status quo.” Ironically, the majority of whites supported the Trump revolution while the majority of blacks sought after “more of the same” Democrats. [read more…]