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With continued national stories of insensitivities from the GOP, I know what you’re asking I know what you’re thinking, so this won’t be the typical piece from me this week. Is he going to talk about the mess coming from his party or is he going to focus our attention some place else? Is he […]

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Marital mistrust is a reason for some for an elected official to relinquish his post. With the case of Governor Sanford, it goes even further. The uproar over South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s infidelity admission has sent shock waves across the political atmosphere for many reasons. As a former congressman that voted for the impeachment […]

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The Obama Election was supposed to usher a new era for African-Americans. An example in Pennsylvania shows that perhaps it hasn’t. And it’s not Obama’s fault. We kept hearing the slogan “Yes, We Can” throughout the election campaign last year. It’s hard to believe that at this time in 2008, we were staring at the […]

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Leading Democrats such as Rep. Charlie Rangel believe that the time is ripe to life sanctions on Cuba. Is this the right path to go down? Recently, the debate on Cuban relations with the United States has hit a new pitch with a debate involving veteran Congressman Charlie Rangel from New York on CNN. The […]

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The Obama Administration is saying that stimulus money is headed out now and should begin creating jobs. However, based on what they are saying, will it reach Black America? The Obama Administration recently stated that stimulus money is beginning to make its way down to lower levels of the economy, helping to create jobs that […]

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The Broken Promise of Post-Racial America It seems as though we have been talking more about race in America since the Inauguration of the post-racial Obama. Is it his fault and where do we go from here? First, I don’t blame the president. This was bound to happen and I don’t think it’s a bad […]

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The Broken Promise of Post-Racial America It seems as though we have been talking more about race in America since the Inauguration of the post-racial Obama. Is it his fault and where do we go from here? First, I don’t blame the president. This was bound to happen and I don’t think it’s a bad […]

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As the first Gitmo detainee prepares for trial on American soil, Congress withholds funds for closing the infamous military presence in Cuba. Did Obama get it wrong? Throughout the 2008 presidential campaign, President Obama repeatedly clamored against the policies of the Bush Administration regarding the War of Terror. This opposition manifested in his campaign promise […]

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Misspeaking as the Madame Speaker The continued case of CIA v Speaker of the House has begun to put the Democrats on the defense as well. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was one of the biggest critics of the Bush Administration, dating back to the beginning of her tenure as the leader within the […]

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Will our Historically Black Colleges and Universities begin to ROAR (Reclaim Our Academia’s Republican Roots) now with President Obama’s desire to cut funding? Americans supporting President Obama have constantly compared his moxy, poise, and organization favorably to President Bush. They have called him a champion of the people while calling Bush, among other things, a […]