Categories Archives: Editorial

The Tragedy Of Black Genius.

In a recent interview, rapper “Future” a.k.a. Future Hendrix revealed that despite his constant personal references to getting high and being “codeine crazy”, he is not a habitual user of drugs. Let me first say that “this is good.” Too many a ...

Standing on Sacred Ground.

Three unarmed Black men encountered a group of White men walking down a dirt road in Slocum, Texas on July 29, 1910. Without warning, and with no reason, the White men opened fire on the Black men. And for two days White men simply slaughtered Black peopl ...

Small, But Mighty.

Since taking office seven years ago, President Barack Obama has taken his fair share of racial intolerant undertones. Unfortunately, President Obama’s hardships are similar to many of those first African Americans to hold office in Congress. When Senato ...

Strategic Power of the Black Press in 2016.

For over 45 million African Americans there are multiple priorities that need to be addressed in order to ensure that the socioeconomic and political interests of our families and communities are accurately articulated and fulfilled. We live in a multimed ...

Can I Get a Witness…Or an Endorsement?.

I must tell you that one of the saddest displays I have witnessed over the past week has been the debacle surrounding several members of the Black clergy and their political meeting that was touted as an endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Do ...

Black Businessmen are Open to the Republican Party.

I am sick and tired of Republicans constantly telling me that they “can’t find Black Republicans” to hire for their presidential campaigns or they “don’t know where to find Black entrepreneurs to engage with.” Well, you find th ...

Don’t Believe the Holiday Hype.

The build-up began right after Halloween, when the newspapers got thicker; the advertising inserts longer, and e-mails touting shopping bargains coming more frequently. Buy! Buy! Buy! The exhortations are almost hypnotic. Buy, buy more, and buy even more. ...

Unrepresented By Our Representatives.

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Does it really matter who wins the Presidency?  How can it matter to Black folks, considering the way we “play” politics?  We have no power, no leverage, and little or no influence in the political arena; and even worse, ...