Red, White & Blue

A stand for black justice

It has been 50 years since the 1968 Summer Olympics (Oct. 12-Oct. 27) took place in Mexico City, Mexico. But the act of defiance by two black U.S. sprinters still haunts this country’s divided race […]


Biden’s Rebuke to the GOP

I served in the United States Senate for thirty-six years. I believe deeply in its traditions, in its value as an institution, and in its indispensable constitutional role in the conduct of our foreign policy. […]

Monday's Meditation

9/11: The Day After

I went to work on September 11, 2001, preparing for my regular workload as a sports reporter in Newport News, Virginia, like any other day. There were papers to be filed. Appointments had to be […]

Monday's Meditation

George Zimmerman: Fearing the Boogieman

The racial divide in this country is getting wider and wider by the day. George Zimmerman going Rambo and killing young Trayvon Martin and getting away free should make every African American reflect back to […]