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The real immigration story

The real immigration story

Aug. 13 | For nearly 400 years, since 1620, the dark secret of American immigration has been its policies detrimental to Blacks (Black Africans, Black Cubans, Black Caribbeans). Most slaves to North America arrived through the Caribbean. We see this dark secret...

Military’s ban on nappy hair

Military’s ban on nappy hair

May. 22 | African American female service members comprise the highest percentage of women in the military. And with these sister servicewomen enlisting in the military at higher rates than their White, Asian and Latina sisters to serve and die for our country,...

Climate change is the defining issue of our time

Climate change is the defining issue of our time

May. 29 |     During his State of the Union address, President Barak Obama proposed that the United States take the lead internationally to address climate change. He quoted John F. Kennedy, who said, “Our problems are man-made, therefore they may...

What if Romney wins?

What if Romney wins?

Oct. 17 |   By Raynard Jackson Guest Commentator   With the presidential election right around the corner and most of the pundits saying the race is Obama’s to lose, I have begun to ponder the possibility that Romney might win and the impact that...

Twins batboy earns manager’s nod:  ‘Works hard. Great attitude’

Twins batboy earns manager’s nod: ‘Works hard. Great attitude’

Oct. 3 |   A major league baseball team batboy’s job is never done. “I get here about three to four hours before the game starts,” explains Dominic Frost, 18, who just completed his second season as the Minnesota Twins batboy. “I’m setting...

Black lawmakers almost killed Title IX

Black lawmakers almost killed Title IX

Sep. 26 | Landmark bill caught in race vs. gender  equity wrangling   Long before Title IX, Black females have been participants in sport. “There [always] has been a strong African American women presence in sport,” notes Ohio State Sport Humanities...
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