Op-Ed

MUHAMMAD: I’d Like to ‘Take a Knee’ — and Place It…

Considering that a cop’s knee in Freddie Gray’s back in Baltimore two years ago was likely a contributing factor in his death — and considering the utterly disgusting, profane insults from the mouth of this person we call POTUS 45 toward the mothers of the Black professional athletes who have taken a knee during the playing of the national anthem before sporting events — I could tell you a place I’d like to place a knee, but I won’t … [read more…]

Op-Ed

Stop Drinking the Fool-Aid

The term “drinking the Kool-Aid” has been taken to a new level among many of our people. In many circles we have gotten so intellectually lazy that we will believe just about anything from anyone, that is, as long as we don’t have to do anything except trumpet a Utopian message, and if we never have to sacrifice for the collective benefit of one another. [read more…]