Tag Archives: opinion

  • Why Black Churches Should Take the Reigns of Sexuality

    Sep 13, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Writer Thomas Mambande discusses the matter of dealing with sexuality and homosexuality in the church in an opinion piece published on Afro.com: As I read Reverend Lamar’s opinion piece (“Sex, Not Same-Sex Marriage, Should Be Topic of Debate”), my heart sank. For, while reading about the hypocrisy of the black church in America from the […]

  • Charles Barkley Says the Darnest Things … Again

    Mar 10, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Now for our segment of “What did Charles Say Today?” the sports announcer and NBA Hall of Famer opened his big mouth again to say something quite outrageous and wild. This time it was about his thoughts regarding basketball fans. On the Jim Rome radio show, he politely told listeners that some fans need to […]

  • Veronica’s View: The State of Union is Strong and yet Strained

    Jan 26, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Bravo Mr. President. Your 3rd State of the Union address was a home run.  With the conviction and resolve the America public demands from their leader, you delineated the state of our nation – citing chapter and verse – and underscored that it is getting stronger. Yet your detractors have called your efforts a delusion […]

  • The Bridge: Devaluing Men

    Jun 21, 11 by EurPublisher 43 Comments

    *Close to 40% of Americans grow up without a father. This explains why so many people are bitter, angry and sometimes even hostile towards men. It explains it, with the caveat of complete blame for men, which is becoming an American pastime. Who knows how many of those fathers have been pushed out of the […]

  • The Bridge: American Sheep

    Apr 5, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Let’s be honest. Most Americans are not thinking people. Many of the people who still think, barely do so, often allowing others to dictate their thoughts or to simply think for them. And because they do not think for themselves, they are easily led down a road to diminishing sophistication and the deterioration of socialization […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Injustice Anywhere Is a Threat to Justice Everywhere

    Mar 29, 11 by riversteff Leave a comment

    Have you ever tried to negotiate with your employer for better pay, better working conditions or to fight an unfair termination only to realize your lone voice of reason had little to no affect? That’s probably about the same time you wished there was a labor union to help voice your grievances. Most people underestimate […]