Greater Commentary

We Have Been Here Before: Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?

We’ve walked down this path before. We can start with Marcus Garvey, who dared to dream of Black independence and paid a horrible price for it. Fast forward to the Nation of Islam, the Black Panther Party …

Read More

Financial Expert Quantifies the Cost of Anti-Black Discrimination in America

The Black Tax takes the reader through a complete paradigm shift that causes the reader to evaluate all forms of spending and investment in terms of the number of jobs created or businesses developed within the Black community.

Read More

The American Flag Is Soaked in Black Blood

There are those who have a story to tell about so-called disrespect to the “American flag,” the same American flag that is drenched in blood.  Black men went to fight in World War I and came back to this country and were lynched … This protest is about police brutality.

Read More

I Can’t Visit My Sons in Prison Because I Have Unpaid Traffic Tickets

It breaks you down mentally, emotionally. I think about my kids all the time, just all the time. They’ve been in there for years, and it never gets any better to not be able to see them.

Read More

Don’t Let “45” Take Credit for President Obama’s Economy

The income, poverty and health insurance data released by the Census Bureau on September 13 confirms

Read More

Arpaio Pardon Could Encourage More Civil Rights Violations

It’s true, Trump has the legal power to pardon pretty much anyone. But pardoning Arpaio may send the message that state and

Read More

CEOs Close to Trump Deciding When to Advise and When to Leave

“I didn’t leave the Republican Party. I felt that the Party left me.” –Ben Bernanke Bernanke’s

Read More

Over the Years, Americans Have Become Increasingly Exposed to Extremism

Extremism has always been with us, but the internet has allowed ideas that advocate hate and

Read More

Homegrown Terror on the Right Is on the Rise

The attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a man named James Alex Fields Jr. used his

Read More

Trump Administration Continues to Play Down the Threat of White Supremacist Violence

After the deadly clash between hundreds of white supremacists and counter-protesters today in Charlottesville, Virginia, President

Read More

Rev. Barber: Some Evangelicals Are Using Faith to Bring Us to the Brink of Nuclear War

There is a better gospel: one of justice, of inclusion, of love. When the Rev. Robert

Read More

How a Job Acquires a Gender (and Less Authority if It’s Female)

“I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.” So proclaims Beyoncé in a video in support of the

Read More