Something to Think About: African - American Voters Should Realize- Elections Matter
This week’s column has the potential to make some people very upset, but my intention is to make you think, instead of being mad.
What I am referring to is the outlandish demand the mayor of Houston has made upon pastors in that city. read story
Straight No Chaser: Orchids and Onions: October 2014
Orchids: To the lovely mayor of Rochester, for the strides she has taken, and the accomplishments she has made thus far in improving our city.
All it takes to make change is qualified leadership, honesty, perseverance, vison and support. read story
“Ferguson October” and the Effect of Militarized Police Forces on Minority Communities
One of the main reasons I wanted to travel the sixteen plus hours to St. Louis to participate in the weekend of national resistance called "Ferguson October," was to make a visible stand against the militarization of our police forces.
Something to Think About: Really? The liberalism our courts have displayed is extreme
In the last week, there has been a story from Arkansas where a young man named Demias Jimerson has been barred from scoring too many touchdowns!
It seems this story has gained some level of national prominence because of its sheer ridiculousness. read story
Readers Write: "An open letter To Rich Funke"
Editors Note: Betty DeFazio, executive director of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York's Action Fund Political Committe,has written the following letter to Republican Senate candidate Rich Funke, regarding his position on the Women's Equality Act: read story
Race to Nowhere
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's vitally important for African American and Hispanic parents and families in particular, to understand, with regard to progressive education policies, or really the lack thereof, President Barack Obama has not been our friend. read story