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Criminals by Any Other Name 5

            by Chris Stevenson That Kwiatkowski guy sure is looking like a glowing example of police integrity compared to Carol Horne isn’t he? The thought of uniformed police officers openly drinking alcohol, even in a bar smacks of a lack of respect for their standing as law enforcement officers, the ...

Central Park Wrongs Still Uncorrected 2

by Alton Maddox Jr. This past Sunday, the New York Post ran a puff piece concerning the three accused rapists in the Duke rape case entitled “Duke guy’s dramatic comeback”. In short, white supremacists have rallied behind them to ensure that they would succeed in life and to maintain sexual domination over Black women. Moreover, ...

Trying to Outrun Race 2

by CHARLES M. BLOW Racist Tea Party. Are those separate concepts or a single one? Depends on whom you ask. According to an article accompanying a Washington Post/ABC News poll released on Wednesday (5/5): “About 61 percent of tea party opponents say racism has a lot to do with the movement, a view held by ...

Dr. Rudolph Moise for Congress

  Basil Waine Kong, Ph.D., JD With your support, Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Moise will be the next U.S. Congressman from Florida’s 17th Congressional District. At breakfast [Sunday Feb. 14] in Orlando, with Stephanie and I, we not only caught up on old times and what is going on with our families, he talked about his ...

Missing Miss Lena

by Gloria Dulan-Wilson This was originally going to be an Event Alert article about a break-through theatrical production of “LENA: THE LIFE OF LENA HORNE”, which is set to preview on Sunday, May 16th, at the Lafayette Grill and Bar, in downtown Manhattan.** But sadly, the thrust of my article has changed drastically. For you ...

Arizona and the MAO Syndrome 8

by Chris Stevenson Don’t get me wrong, it’s the natural obligation of any government to make sure all of it’s citizens are doing well before it begins any trend of permanently accepting outsiders. What I’m contesting here is a new law put forth by the state of Arizona. The title says it all: “The Support ...

Is Mayor Bloomberg Colorblind?

by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. If Blacks were concerned about time, the calendar would demonstrate that we are living in Jim Crow America. We are getting an opportunity to share the experiences that our revered ancestors suffered in New York in the nineteenth century. Blacks started going back in time in 1990. A plantation system ...

A Mighty Pale Tea

by CHARLES M. BLOW On Thursday [April 15th], I came here outside Dallas for a Tea Party rally. At first I thought, “Wow! This is much more diverse than the rallies I’ve seen on television.” Then I realized that I was looking at stadium workers. I should have figured as much when I approached the ...

The Making of “Precious” pt.10

by Ishmael Reed In her interview with Daniels, Lynn Hirschberg said something similar: “Precious is a stand-in for anyone — black, white, male, female — who has ever been devalued or underestimated.” To which Milloy answered: “Let’s see: I lose my job, so I take in a movie about a serially abused black girl and ...