“The Square Deal, The New Deal, and a Sniffling Vagina…”

The Progressive Era was a time in United States history when the country was struggling with rapid growth, corporate greed, and societal issues. Investigative reporters known as “muckrakers” traveled up and down the eastern seaboard exposing what was wrong with America through books and pictures.  In his book “How the Other Half Lives”, Jacob Riis…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

SUBMITTED BY: P.A.S. In recent days a political candidate posed this question to the African American community in asking for our support of his Presidential Campaign.  And, like many of you, I initially dismissed this as political rhetoric, or worse, perhaps even pandering to us. I screamed “MY VOTE MATTERS”, but, I then stopped for…

Why Bill Clinton Will Never Understand the Black Community’s Consistently Inconsistent Position on Urban Crime and Young Black Men

  All of the very public back-and-forth that recently occurred between former President Bill Clinton and ‘Black Lives Matter’ activists over Clinton’s 1994 ‘Crime Bill’ solidifies my belief that white elites do not possess the ability to understand the consistently inconsistent position most African-Americans have regarding crime within the Black community. Quite possibly the most…