Kanye West’s comments about slavery—calling the situation in Africans imported to the Americas as slaves a “choice”—has sparked widespread controversy in the Black community.
With midterms quickly approaching, all signs indicate major trouble for the GOP, particularly in the House.
Broadcasters in America are in the fight of their lives. They face fierce and unprecedented competition not only from pay television and the big five networks but also from a new cast of internet video providers.
Walking down the streets of cities such as Cape Town, South Africa, today, one would almost think one were somewhere closer to San Diego, Calif.
Last October, the cover of Time magazine forecast a gloomy picture for the Democratic Party.
Facebook is once again under heavy fire for its seemingly insatiable appetite for slurping up and analyzing endless streams of user data.
Want to see a witch hunt? You don’t have to go back to the 1600s and Salem, Mass. Just look at what’s happening to Republican Gov. Eric Greitens in the State of Missouri in 2018.
Interpret it how you wish, but the veracious or apocryphal nature of the above statement (depending on how you view it) does not blur the fact that guns are out there, and even if they are restricted from being sold, there will always be a black market for purchase.
Across the United States, the latest revelations related to the Parkland high school massacre truly shock the conscience.
As I was growing up in the ’60s and ’70s in rural Marion, S.C., faith, belief in God and attending church were the bedrock of the James and Thelma Williams household.
A little more than 50 years ago, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development was formed.
The White House recently released a transcript of remarks made by Vice President Mike Pence.
Who was Frederick Douglass? More importantly, why does Frederick Douglass matter to today’s America? These questions are not merely rhetorical, as the recent controversy surrounding President Trump’s Black History Month statement illustrate.
In his first year leading the nation, President Donald Trump has achieved numerous victories and delivered huge benefits to the American people.
In a recent White House meeting with congressional leaders to discuss immigration reform, Donald Trump reportedly asked...
As the completion of the Trump administration’s first year comes into focus, it is difficult to sift through the loud drumbeat of Russian collusion and the endless noise that emanates from the mainstream media about the shortcoming and failures of the Trump administration.
The United States of America is an amazing place, where the power of ingenuity is on full display every day.
As one of only two African-American TV station licensees in the country, I recently wrote the Federal Communications Commission voicing strong support for the advancement of minority ownership and diversity.
Sometimes it is hard to do the right thing, but that doesn’t make it any less right.
We the people need our leaders to elevate the discussion about options, short of all-out war, as the administration navigates our way through the vexing North Korean issue.
There is a lot to like in the tax reform bill winding its way through the House: pro-growth business incentives, simplification and an international tax regime that encourages businesses to build factories and keep good jobs here in the United States.
When deranged gunman Devin Kelly walked into a small community church in a tiny rural Texas town and killed the pastor’s daughter, along with 25 other innocent people, including an 18-month-old and an unborn baby, our hearts cried out in anguish
You see the truck barreling toward you and bodies and bicycles flying through the air. You hear the screeching of metal on metal and the shards of shattered glass tinkling to the pavement.
Many people who find the president’s behavior and tenor at times divisive and confronting lament that he is “dividing” the country.
Life is such a precious gift. We tend to spend the best parts of our lives in the pursuit of our ambitions, without pausing to consider the purpose of it all.
The American people elected Donald Trump because they wanted a strong leader not beholden to corporate interests or content to watch as American inexorably slipped toward mediocrity.
The videos circulating on social media and playing repeatedly on the newscasts are the stuff of nightmares. The audio is chilling; the sheer panic in the air is palpable.
When the referees in charge of NFL football games make questionable calls, a challenge can be issued, subjecting the decisions to closer review.
In 2005, when the Emmy Award-winning television drama “The Wire” shined a harsh light on Baltimore City Schools, it proved to be an eye-opening experience for viewers who were not familiar with the tragic plight of students in Baltimore.
Racial identity politics has long been the domain of the Democratic Party, where the hegemony of the liberal-left has taken root.
Seldom a month goes by when I do not speak in glowing terms about my business mentor and brother in spirit, Dick Gregory.
While our hearts go out to those killed and injured amid violent conflicts between white supremacist and neo-Nazi demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., one thing is clear: bigotry and racial hatred were the primary causes of the casualties.
The Palestinian Authority just made an announcement about cutting welfare payments to families who live in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.
With a last-ditch gimmick to get a “quick win” on repealing and replacing Obamacare before the summer recess in the balance, Sen. John McCain stood before his Senate colleagues last week to deliver a classic speech on bipartisanship and parliamentary procedure.
I believe the number of homeless veterans is approximately 30,000. An important point to make is homelessness is not just about shelter.
Retweet. Comment. Like. Snap. Direct message. Twitter. Facebook. Snapchat. Instagram. The world has certainly changed over the past 10 years, and social media has played a massive role in the transformation.
“Fake news” or honest reporting?
America’s export of football into Israel received an incredible boost this week after New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and an awe-inspiring group of NFL greats visited Israel to inaugurate a new sports complex in Jerusalem called the Kraft Family Sports Complex.
A few weeks ago, Americans were awakened to news of yet another terrorist strike in London, the British capital.
President Donald Trump has the examples of predecessors Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan to navigate successfully through the Scylla and Charybdis of his stormy political seas.
The Middle East is a complex region, with rich layers of history and traces of biblical footprints that often cling to their ancient past, while clashing with modern-day geopolitical power struggles rooted in political, religious and extremist ideologies.
The message from many Europeans with regard to terrorism is “Enough!”
The recent wispy vote in the House of Representatives and subsequent haranguing from national party Democrats on the fate of their political opponents create many inflection points for pundits and policy watchers alike.
The FCC’s April 20, 2017, decision to reinstate the UHF Discount should be heralded as a significant opportunity to advance diversity and minority broadcast television ownership.
“Yesterday, we all had to digest the results of the election.” These were the words of the Harvard Law School’s Dean of Students to the entire law school’s student body the morning after the 2016 presidential election.
I love talking with listeners on my Sirius 126 nightly 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. radio show or those who watch my local and national TV programs.
In recent days, I watched as throngs of supporters of Israel unloaded from buses and blanketed Capitol Hill to meet with their members of Congress with a singular goal in mind: to strengthen America’s relations with our beloved ally, Israel.
The United States Supreme Court is the crown jewel of our Constitution.
Israel, America’s greatest ally in the Middle East, has emerged as a global trailblazer in innovative technology driving us all into a safer future.
The first address to a joint session of Congress by the 45th president of the United States was one for the ages—historic and monumental on every level.