Charles Barkley says politicians want Blacks and Whites to hate each other

Famously outspoken NBA legend Charles Barkley dropped explosive commentary during the March Madness telecast on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Prior to the airing of the Final Four contest in Indianapolis, CBS showed an old video of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy informing a crowd in the city that Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated on […]

Chuck D says ‘old’ politicians should retire at 65, counsel young leaders

Chuck D believes politicians should retire at 65. The 60-year-old rapper insists “old folks” shouldn’t be in positions of leadership but should instead use their years of experience to offer advice and guidance to others. He said: “I don’t think old folks should be leaders. I think old folks should be there to give advice […]

Politicians draped in kente cloth take a knee for George Floyd

Democratic leaders in the U.S. House and Senate came together to pay homage to George Floyd. On Monday, June 8, 2020, lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Sen. Kamala Harris, and others were in attendance inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., according to The Washington Post. Before unveiling their […]

Chicago’s 86th annual Bud Billiken Parade highlights fun, education

The Bud Billiken parade is the oldest and largest African American parade in the United States. It’s always held on the second Saturday in August, and signals the end of summer and ushers in a new school year. The Bud Billiken parade was created by Robert Sengstacke Abbott, the founder of the Chicago Defender and […]

4 simple reasons you should vote

The rich are getting richer. The poor are getting poorer. And increasingly, there is no in-between. The ladder to economic solvency has been cut and private corporations are not concerned. Our government’s current economic policy does not protect the average citizen. Company shareholders must be convinced to share more of the wealth by creating and […]

Jessie Jackson Jr. and political careers that ended badly

Some can’t take the rarified air that comes with being placed front and center on the political stage. Sadly, that seems to have been the case for Jesse Jackson Jr. recently plead guilty of campaign fund misuse totaling over $750,000. Jackson’s wife, Sandi, plead guilty to filing false tax returns. Trips to Build-a-Bear toy store, high-end electronics, […]

The Petraeus Syndrome: Biggest political sex scandals

There is quite a long list of political sex scandals that have rocked and reshaped America. Many of them have the same modus operandi.  For most, there’s a seduction between the young, aspirational woman companioning powerful, high-profile and wealthy white man and as of recent – race and wealth aside – a daring woman and […]

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