Category: Opinion Written by CNN
by LZ Granderson
(CNN) -- You know things in Chicago are bad when 70 murders in the first quarter can be seen as a good thing. But context is everything: Last year at this time there had been more than 120 murders, so I guess we should thank God for small favors.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:08
Category: Opinion Written by Ulish Carter
After several major changes in the Pittsburgh mayoral race, nothing has really changed. I’m like most people out there. I don’t have a clue who I’m going to vote for.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 11:46
Category: Opinion Written by Dr. Jason Johnson
TOP PICK--Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner, the No. 1 overall pick the WNBA draft, speaks during a news conference April 20, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
by Jason Johnson
Last Wednesday during a press conference the #1 Draft pick in the WNBA, Brittney Griner did the unspeakable. She casually, matter of factly and openly came out as gay in her first press conference as a professional basketball player.
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 April 2013 16:45
Category: Opinion Written by NNPA News Service
TALKING TOUGH--President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing at the White House in Washington, April 19, regarding the Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
by Daryl Gale
One of the great things about working in a newsroom is the level of debate. There are discussions of news topics great and small – from eliminating poverty to illegal guns to Lil’ Wayne’s facial tattoos. Opinions fly, voice levels rise, but more often than not, logic and intelligent discourse rule the day.
Last Updated on Monday, 22 April 2013 17:47
Category: Opinion Written by Dr. Boyce Watkins
by Dr. Boyce Watkins
(YourBlackWorld.com)--When you use a loosely-defined term such as “dark-skinned male” to describe the suspect of one of the most notorious crimes in American history, you should fully expect that people are going to become angry with you.
Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2013 15:36
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