Categories Archives: Editorial

Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays.

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has a number of lists. From greeting cards to shopping for gifts, decorations and more, lists are made and reviewed to keep pace wit ...

The Economics of Water.

“Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink.” Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. I can hear the backroom discussion now: “We can save money if we stop taking our drinking water from Lake Huron and start using ...

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 ...