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Flint’s Poisoned Water

  by Charles M. Blow In November, I was the guest speaker at the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan’s annual dinner. Before I spoke, the group called to the stage a longtime investigative journalist who had done tremendous work bringing the Flint water crisis to light. His name was Curt Guyette. He, in turn, ...

Hail and Farewell!

President Obama on the State of the Union   by Playthell Benjamin President Obama leaves the Washington scene as he entered: A brilliant and humane visionary promoting policies that will benefit Americans and the world. In his final State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, he has never been clearer or ...

Attorney General Lynch to Launch Pattern or Practice Investigation of Chicago Police Department

  by Gloria Dulan-Wilson Hello All: Well, if what the NAACP Legal Defense Fund says is true, there will be a thorough investigation of police practices and abuses coming to the Chicago Police Department. In a communique received from the Legal Defense Fund, the investigation was precipitated by the cruel manner in which 17 year ...

Taking Care of Business

      by Karima Amin Happy New Year! 2016 is here and we are good to go! 2015 was jam packed with actions and movements, some frustrations and disappointments but we accomplished much. Restorative Justice is becoming much more than just a catch phrase as a total of twelve “peace hubs” have been established ...

Beware The Boston Cheater o~0

Issues Surrounding Brady have little to do with Football… Deflated or otherwise   by Chris Stevenson “Me, I always tell the truth… even when I lie.”- Scarface A newspaper best-known for reporting news on terrorism, Muslims and the Middle East now claims to somehow know that a White American NFL quarterback used HGH back in ...

Celebrating “Greed and Racism” on MLK Holiday

    by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) I published an article on January 11, 2016 entitled, 2016 Plantation Bowl in “Living Color.” That evening, University of Alabama would meet Clemson University of South Carolina in the College Football National Championship in Glendale, AZ. Black football players now dominate both football teams and both teams ...

Gun Laws and White Terror

    by Charles M. Blow On Tuesday (Jan., 5th), in an emotionally charged speech, President Obama announced a series of relatively modest executive orders to aid in preventing guns from getting into the wrong hands. The proposal would expand background checks through a clarification of existing regulations, increase funding for mental health care, and ...

Buffalo Bills season in Review Part II Offense

  by Pat Freeman We continue our discussion about the Buffalo Bills 2015 season by now looking at the offensive side of the ball. This area of the Bills did see some improvement based on the hapless year before under Doug Marrone, and Nathaniel Hackett. There is no question that the improvement of the offense ...

Katrinna Responds to Comments (again)

  by Katrinna Martin-Bordeaux Hello, good Sunday. I stumbled across a democratic website that had several people from around the country commenting on a story written in the Buffalo Chronicle. I have one clarification, well 2. I did not know anything about a selected delegation of democrats to represent the Hillary Clinton campaign for NYS. ...

Open Season on Black Women

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) Sandra Bland of Chicago, IL was lynched in a Texas jail for “Driving while Black.” Her death can be explained under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Chief Justice Roger Taney penned a treatise on “Black Rights Do Not Matter” in ...