Category : Opinion

by Staff - 4 days ago

When Someone Tells You Who They Are, Believe Them!

By Wilmer J. Leon III “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to these people, referring to African countries and Haiti. He then suggested that the United States should instead bring more people...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Stop Enabling White Supremacy

Oscar Blayton Stop Enabling White Supremacy By Oscar H. Blayton Most Black folk might get offended if it is suggested that they are enablers to white supremacists. Yet, this enabling takes place every day. In 1966, I was a 20-year-old Marine Corps...

by Staff - 5 days ago

The Importance of Diversity in Media Ownership

& Armstrong Williams says that as the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, the necessity for that diversity to be reflected in business becomes all the more important. The Importance of Diversity in Media Ownership The Justice Department Could M...

by Staff - 5 days ago

The President of the United States Is Not A Normal Situation

Roger Caldwell The President of the United States Is Not A Normal Situation By Roger Caldwell There is something dangerous when the president of the United States is playing games with an enemy nation, “My nuclear button is bigger than yours,” says...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Risks, Sacrifices and Rewards

Lucius Gantt The Gantt Report Risks, Sacrifices and Rewards By Lucius Gantt       For African Americans, 2018 will be a year of risk, sacrifice and reward, politically speaking anyway! A risk is a chance. You can take the risk of spending your last...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Is Trump the Worst President in the last 50 Years?

During President Trump’s first year in office, he let minorities know exactly how he feels about them. Photo taken during a speech at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Com...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Is the Israeli-Palestinian, Two-state Solution Doomed?

Bill Fletcher says that the Israeli political establishment has made it impossible for a realistic two-state solution to come into existence. Is the Israeli-Palestinian, Two-state Solution Doomed? Will Israel’s Likud Party Ever Respect the Rights o...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Black Women Need Real Change, Not Just Thanks

After Roy Moore’s defeat by the hands of Alabama voters — pushed by Black voter turnout, particularly the votes of Black ladies — we noticed the celebration, credit-taking and meaning-making that often accompanies a progressive electoral victory. How...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Creativity can uplift a community

Towards the top of final yr, I attended the Nationwide Ladies Research Affiliation (NWSA) Convention in Baltimore, the place the theme was “40 Years After Combahee: Feminist Students and Activists Interact the Motion for Black Lives.”

by Staff - 5 days ago

Clay defies mandate of the people

Monday night, Stephen Clay acquired what he has needed for years … and he did it by promoting his soul and aligning with Metropolis-County Council Republicans to oust former president and fellow Democrat Maggie Lewis.

by Staff - 1 week ago

R-E-S-P-E-C-T … FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANS TO BSO

R-E-S-P-E-C-T …  FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANS TO BSO Aretha Franklin said it best when she sang about the importance of being shown a little respect.  We all know the foundation of a strong relationship is built on this important quality.  It’s even more i...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Men “Behaving” Badly…

Men “Behaving” Badly… By Darrin D. Brown, Sr. I felt compelled to write this letter when I heard about the outcry of women who have been violated by men in this country. Being a father of a beautiful teenage daughter, I find myself in protect mode it...