Fifty Years Later the 1964 Civil Rights Act Is Still Under Assault

Earl Ofari Hutchinson Author & Political Analyst The commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the monumental 1964 Civil Rights Act in July, 1964 was accompanied...

Holder Has a Compelling Case in the Brown Killing

Earl Ofari Hutchinson Author & Political Analyst - Huffington Post Attorney General Eric Holder has a compelling federal case in the Michael Brown killing if...

We Must Understand: Nothing Has Changed…

Over the course of the past weekend, I sat and watched history constantly unfold. As citizens from all over the nation gathered to honor...

We MUST Understand: Just When Does a Story become News?

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher It took an incident at a family day event in a famed Acres Home Recreational Park to bring up the age old...

California Dreamin:

How Racism Has Destroyed the Citadel of Racial Progressivism I admit that working with young people can be taxing. I often muse that these young...

Does Black America Need A H.E.R.O.?

Rarely a day goes by that I do not receive a phone call from someone asking me about the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (H.E.R.O.)....

The need for Interfaith Peace Building

During the July Congressional recess, I participated in an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference focused on utilizing culture and faith to promote...

Criminal for US, Justice for THEM!

In “The Souls of Black Folks”, W. E. B. Dubois reveals that, “Daily the Negro is coming more and more to look upon law...

The Property Tax Calendar

By: Roland Atlinger Since we are coming up on the beginning of a new year, I thought this would be a good time to discuss...

Is it Time for Black Houstonians to Take ‘Matress Mack’ to the Rug?

Mack: I love Houston. I owe everything to this great city, but I’m very concerned about Houston’s future. Politicians have spent way too much money, and...