The Delusion of U.S. Economic Progress

James Clingman Commentary Imagine the U.S. dollar being worthless. Picture millionaires and billionaires becoming “thousand-aires” overnight. Think about the possibility of 200 million U.S. citizens being u...

My House is not Your Home

Raynard Jackson Commentary Since the economic crash of 2008, I think everyone has had to make adjustments – except the federal government – including cutting back on discretionary spending, fewer weekends a...

Google Boldly Did the Right Thing

Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Commentary Last week, Google made the bold and necessary decision to release information about their employment diversity, detailing the race and gender makeup of its workforce, admitt...

A Word About This Week’s Elections

Dr. John E. Warren Publisher By now the results are in for all but a couple of this week’s elections. Voter turnout remains embarrassingly low and many of those who won election did so by riding on politica...

The Real ‘Hood Disease’

Jineea Butler Commentary A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Harvard University estimated about 30 percent of inner-city children are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder, an...