The trouble with Kwanzaa

OPINION

I get the principles. But wearing kente cloth and knowing Swahili words doesn't make me any more authentic.
By admin | December 26, 2008

Isn’t it time we pay (and define) the first lady?

OPINION

Surely the person in one of the most visible roles on the planet deserves a proper title and salary
By admin | December 26, 2008

3 reasons the Panthers should lose Sunday

OPINION

Make that 4 reasons -- if you count this prediction
By admin | December 26, 2008

NBA hits point of embarrassment in Charlotte

OPINION

Love the Bobcats or hate them. But please, do anything to prove we are a better NBA city than Toronto
By admin | December 24, 2008

Panthers’ inspired performance needs perspective

I'M JUST SAYIN'

The Panthers showed they are poised, physical and talented in their Sunday night loss to the Giants. But the euphoria around here has to be short-lived.
By admin | December 22, 2008

Why don’t whites read black authors?

OPINION

The accepted wisdom of the publishing industry is that books by black authors should be marketed to black audiences.
By admin | December 21, 2008

The case for an auto bailout

OPINION

When conditions are so fragile, we can’t risk another economic blow. When you see a hole in the dike, don’t discuss the virtues of laissez-faire policies — plug it!
By admin | December 14, 2008

Is Jesse Jr.’s political career kaput?

OPINION

There's a lot of head shaking over Jacksons murky involvement in the swirl of muck engulfing Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
By admin | December 12, 2008

Knowing when to say when

OPINION

Some say our older generation of black leaders must now give way to a younger and better-educated group.
By admin | December 10, 2008

The Old South is new again

OPINION

Old attitudes persist about race, but new arrivals could change all that. Just look at North Carolina.
By admin | December 10, 2008