Let’s keep our top athletes at home


If we truly love our HBCUs, shouldn't we send them our best athletic talent?
By admin | March 4, 2009

Lessons Learned?

Have those of us watching on the sidelines -- not to mention Rihanna or Chris Brown -- learned anything from this very public case of domestic blues?
By admin | February 26, 2009

Alan Keys goes on Obama attack

In a YouTube video, Keys denies that Barack Obama is the legitimate president. He predicts civil war if Obama is not "stopped," calling him a "radical communist"
By admin | February 25, 2009

Misdirected anger?

Yes, the New York Post cartoon was racist and insensitive, says Charlotte's conservative commentator Lenny McAllister, but African Americans have bigger issues
By admin | February 23, 2009

Talk about taboo!

Students at two historically black schools open up about skin tone and openly gay men on campus
By admin | February 18, 2009

Our health is in our own hands


African Americans suffer disproportionately from obesity, heart disease and other health-related issues. We as a community can improve on that

By admin | February 18, 2009

Was Abraham Lincoln a racist?

Author and historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. tackles that thorny question this week in a two-hour PBS documentary called "Looking for Lincoln."
By admin | February 9, 2009

A new GOP, not just window dressing


Charlotte-area resident Lenny McAllister says the election of Michael Steele to lead the Republican National Committee represents real change
By admin | February 4, 2009

A proposal to end Black History Month


Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley says America has reached a point where we no longer need to live, learn and celebrate separately
By admin | February 2, 2009

Black NFL coaches an endangered species

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is the third black coach to make it to the Super Bowl in two years -- the second to win it. But the spate of progress may be short-lived.
By admin | February 2, 2009