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May 2012

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Mean Boys

              by CHARLES M. BLOW Mitt the Menace. That’s the image that emerged of a high-school-aged Mitt Romney from a Washington Post article this week that recounted allegations of…



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“We [Blacks] Are a Joke!”

            by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. I was listening to satellite radio between the hours of  5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. when a caller complained about George Zimmerman getting away…



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Africa Still Remains Conquered

            by Alberta Parish The nature of humanity is complex, and no one can truly know what is in the heart of a man (or woman). Life revolves around a…


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There is No Greater Love!

            by Playthell Benjamin                 The Real Queen Elizabeth on her 90th Birthday A Gift that Keeps on Giving Today is “Mother’s Day.”…


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Bless Be the Tie that Binds

                  by Basil Waine Kong Ladies and Gentlemen: I awoke this morning with a dream for the development of rural Jamaica. My idea will engage the Diaspora…



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Teaching Me About Teaching

            by CHARLES M. BLOW This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week, and, as far as I’m concerned, they don’t get nearly enough. On Tuesday, the United States Department of…


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Curtain Call for KISS-FM

by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. A small group of Blacks from the tri-sate area met at the Cotton Club after we had learned not only of a major stroke that had afflicted Gil Noble but…