What Assata Taught Me
"What Assata taught me" is the new "Hands up, don't shoot."
"This vast right-wing conspiracy," Hillary Clinton said, "has been conspiring against my husband since the day he announced." That was the "feminist" first lady's response when her husband was accused of having sex with a 21-year-old.
Walter E. Williams:
Black Lives Matter
Before we examine the issue of police shootings of blacks, I would like to start the conversation with another question.
'Hate Group' Blamed for ISIS Attack
Liberals claim to be the world's boldest defenders of freedom of expression, which is, of course, nonsense.
Ben Carson and Baltimore
Regardless of how Dr. Ben Carson chooses to try to convince Republican voters that he should be their candidate for president, Carson's personal story is particularly worthy of the attention of all Americans during these troubled times.
Al Sharpton – No Longer Funny
In 1987, a young, African-American woman named Tawana Brawley was found lying inside a garbage bag, reportedly unconscious and covered in feces and racial epithets.
The New Lynch Mob
On Sunday, Democratic Maryland State Senator Catherine Pugh lavished praise on state's attorney Marilyn Mosby, who just days before announced that her office would file a bevy of charges against all six officers involved in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.
Remembering Okinawa: Prelude to the Atomic Bomb
Okinawa's ground battle began April 1, 1945, when four American divisions simultaneously assaulted the 65-mile-long island.
British Elections: A Guide For the Perplexed
As a public service, here is a brief guide for Americans to tomorrow's British elections.
Rule No. 1 For Picking the GOP's Presidential Nominee: This Is No Time For On-the-Job Training
The pack of little-known Republican presidential candidates grew larger this week, raising this unasked question: Do any of them believe they have a serious chance of winning the nomination and the presidency in a political process that usually rewards high-profile figures who are widely known among the broad base of their party?
Lowering the Bar Puts American Society at Risk
Stupidity and obesity are now matters of U.S. national security. And it's only the tip of a more significant iceberg that threatens America from within.
Why Freddie Ran: A Fatal Injury in Police Custody Highlights Baltimore's History of Bogus Busts
When the cops chasing Freddie Gray caught up with him, they had a problem: He had not done anything illegal.
Susan Stamper Brown:
What if SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Gay Marriage?
During a reception hosted by the group "Freedom to Marry," White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett praised President Obama for his huge part in accelerating the gay marriage cause heard by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) last week.
Conservative Merits Of Patent Reform Legislation
In the wake of the Great Recession, the American economy continues to face an anemic recovery as we attempt to return to a period of sustained growth. In fact, just this past week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the gross domestic product grew at a rate of just 0.2 percent between January and March. Businesses both large and small are grappling with significant uncertainty and unpredictable days ahead.
Whatever the Cost
A year ago, I wrote an article challenging the American Church to do more in the face of religious persecution of our Christian brethren abroad. At that time, the kidnapping of 276 young school girls by the Islamist group Boko Haram had captured the world's attention.
Race, Politics and Lies
Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie that Michael Brown was shot in the back by a white policeman in Missouri -- but there was not nearly as much turmoil created by the demonstrable fact that a fleeing black man was shot dead by a white policeman in South Carolina.
If Everybody Likes You, You're Doing Something Wrong
Do you know how to get lots of people to hate you in America? In the age when people seem to bend over backwards to let you know that theyre offended, its actually pretty easy.