By: David Mark Greaves If ever there was a big fat target, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is it. For his profoundly racist comments recorded on a phone call and made public by his girlfriend, he is scorned and
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By: David Mark Greaves The Supreme Court, in a 6-2 decision, has upheld Michigan’s voter-approved ban on racial preferences being used for college admissions. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who wrote the sole dissenting opinion, read excerpts from the bench, calling the
By David Mark Greaves As we try to digest the angry violence too prevalent among our young people that exploded and took a man’s life on a city bus, let this image of recently-passed photographer Jim Belfon intent on instruction
You could not start this year’s Women’s History Month on a better note than Lupita Nyong’o winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave. Hailed by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as “the Pride of
View From Here By David Mark Greaves We Won’t Wait When de Blasio said “We won’t wait”, there was an assumption by the populace that he was speaking to them. They were wrong. Those that didn’t wait were the supporters
By David Mark Greaves In his victory speech, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio said “The people of this city have chosen a progressive path, and tonight we set forth on it, together, as one city.” What does that mean to African-Americans?
By David Mark Greaves The Affordable Care Act is a good step forward, but the underlying problem of its complexity is that it is not a single-payer, health care system. If it were, there would be no need for plans,
By David Mark Greaves The Plight of the Right As we go to press, the 16-day government shutdown is ending and the threat of default on government debt is over. What remains is a clearer picture of the Tea Party
By David Mark Greaves Pending the outcome of the absentee and paper ballot counts, congratulations to Bill de Blasio on his apparent win of the Democratic mayoral primary. Like Pat Boone covering Little Richard, he covered John Liu’s message, repackaged
Obama Blunders on Call to Bomb Syria [For publication the week of September 9, 2013] Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels As of this writing, President Obama is frantically pleading with members of Congress, the American people and