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 dilemma. The fight for equality and improving human rights abuses continue to tug at America’s soul. The Olympic Project for […]

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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. The letter sent on March 9th by forty-seven Republican Senators to the Islamic Republic of Iran, expressly designed to undercut […]

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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 scheduled. Interviews needed to be set up. My weekly and monthly calendars had to be updated. It was a typical […]

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