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July 2015

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Let the Truth be Told

  by Katrinna Martin-Bordeaux Now I continue to try to avoid confrontation related to the Joe Mascia issue, and my role as campaign manager (former). So let me run a little timeline to put this…


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Don’t Be The High-Maintenance Employee

    by ANN BROWN High maintenance people in the workplace One of the worst things you can be labeled at work is the high-maintenance employee. High-maintenance employees are a drain on most office settings–they…


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What the President Said

  by Karima Amin For the past few days President Obama has been sharing his thoughts about criminal injustice in Amerikkka. It was quite surprising for me to hear/read him opening up about mass incarceration,…


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Asphyxiated by Racism

    by Charles M. Blow Although the mantra “Black Lives Matter” was developed by black women, I often worry that in the collective consciousness it carries with it an implicit masculine association, one that…


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Black Power or “Nigger” Power:

Which is a “Takeover” and Which is an Oxymoron?   by Chris Stevenson Thought I’d write a few notes while sitting in the back of the bus on the way to the plantation (I left…




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Taking the Charleston Shooting Personally

  by Hope Ferguson In the days following the murder of nine people at a church Bible study in Charleston, we’re seeing Americans engage in a real and meaningful conversation about race. We’re seeing them…


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Blundering Toward Doomsday!

Russia Expands Nuclear Arsenal for first time since End of Cold War   by Playthell Benjamin There are a lot of smart and reasonable people who cannot conceive of a nuclear war between Russia and…


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Imitation of Blacks

  by Charles M. Blow Rachel Dolezal, a woman with no known black heritage, has apparently, through an elaborate scheme of deception and denial, claimed for years to be a product of black heritage. This…