Save Our Children!

  During the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development’s 27th annual recognition banquet, I challenged the audience to, among other things, save our...

Before I lay it down: Conebread & Beans

I’m a Southern Boy, raised deep in the heart of Texas. If you’ve read my Spiveytorials closely, you’d know by now that I come...

Nothing Has Changed: What’s Next For Post-Ferguson America? (Part 1)

We MUST Understand By Roy Douglas Malonson, Chairman Witnessing the recent events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, we seriously must ask ourselves the question:...

Black Folks Need to Become Independent

The first president of the United States of America, George Washington once made reference to a thought. In it he expressed that, “A free...

“That Moment When Nothing Seems to Make Sense”

I guess most people have been waiting for my response on the renaming of University Drive.  All I can say is this: if God...

Martin Luther King & the November Elections

By Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D Author “They tell me that one tenth of one percent of the population controls more than forty percent of the...

Calling on Leaders to Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’

Rev. Al Sharpton  President, National Action Network Ever since the verdict in the Michael Dunn so-called 'loud music' trial was announced, many parents have asked me what they...

No Time for Delay

A leader does more than just inspire. A true visionary not only identifies challenges and lays out his/her tangible solutions, but moves people to...

Why 2014 Should Be Another Freedom Summer

Rev. Al Sharpton President, National Action Network During this very week 50 years ago, Americans -- many of them students and young folks -- gathered in the state...

The Rise of Blacks in the Prison Population

Somewhere in a U.S. prison today, a young Black man sits behind bars counting down the years, months and days till he sees freedom....