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April 2016

The White Man Wink

      by Katrinna Martin-Bordeaux Jeremy Zellner feels “the upraising” of middle/upper class white folks in the suburbs and progressive parts of the city, are related to their economic disparity and lack of recovery….


Advantage Clinton.

    by Charles M. Blow   If trends hold and the parties’ front-runners become the parties’ nominees, November is going to be an epic election: a hobbled titan (Hillary Clinton) versus a mortally wounded…



The Rex Effect pt. IV

Why Endorsing Trump was a Mistake     by Pat Freeman During my 21 years of covering the Buffalo Bills I have always had a good professional relationship with most of their head coaches. This…


Name Brand Fixation

Blacks like Nike, Newports, Lebron, Ciroc, Colt 45 and Clinton. One of these is Not Healthy       by Chris Stevenson Katrinna Martin Bordeaux, the founder of Buffalo’s Young Black Democrats of Western New…


The Struggle Continues

    by Karima Amin I received some good news last week. I was elated to learn that John Walker is no longer on lifetime parole. At first, I was in total shock. John’s life…


In Rememberance of 9/11/2001

    by Alberta Parish The day the Twin Towers collapsed, snatching souls from the world through a single act of hatred, marked the beginning of the end of my innocence in the safety I…


What’s a Politician Cost?

    by Bob Pelshaw The Washington Post article “How For-Profit Prisons Have Becomes The Biggest Lobby No One Is Talking About” published April 28, 2015 confirmed that Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO,…


Lo’ The Democratic Rule-Changing Groups

    by Charles M. Blow There are two prominent features of the Democratic Party’s presidential selection process that are thoroughly undemocratic and undermine faith in the party: superdelegates (which favor Hillary Clinton) and caucuses…