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.
Since President Donald Trump named Steve Bannon, his chief strategist, to the National Security Council’s principals committee, the left has erupted in all kinds of moral outrage.
We are barely two weeks into the presidency of Donald J. Trump, and a few things are becoming evident while still others are slowly crystalizing around a man and an administration that will truly be unlike any other this institution has seen.
Let’s distinguish fact from fiction and separate out whining from winning. Vladimir Putin did not elect Donald Trump to serve as the next president of the United States.
The great challenge of our nation is to ignite the hope of upward mobility and the realization of one’s personal potential. Housing opportunities are at the core of how we meet this challenge.
Is it still 2016? This year really seems like the year that never ends.
One of the main reasons why Hillary Clinton lost the election had to do with perceived (and actual) security breaches with regards to her private email communications and the hacking of the Democratic Party.
I recently had the wonderful opportunity to appear in the two-part series “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise,” which was produced by acclaimed professor and documentarian, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Now that all the media, the pollsters and the prognosticators have been proved woefully wrong, and as the reality sets in that the United States actually elected Donald Trump as its 45th president, we need to come together and begin to heal the deep wounds that emerged during this epic battle for the heart and soul of America.
This month marks two historic occasions: the 25th anniversary of the appointment of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and the inauguration of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington.
Billionaire George Soros generally does not hide the fact that he uses the considerable funds at his disposal to support his extremist, leftist ideals. So when he does hide something, it should raise some serious questions.
There has been some scientific speculation as to whether high levels of lead in the city’s pipes caused widespread lead poisoning among Romans, ultimately leading to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
Columnist Armstrong Williams reflects on the passing of Shimon Peres
Perhaps one of the most underreported stories of recent weeks was the European Union’s ruling on Apple’s tax arrangement with Ireland.
Relaxing at home recently, I happened to pick up a copy of the book “Schindler’s List,” which has been sitting on my coffee table since I first read the book back in 1996.
Although I have been a so-called Black American and a social conservative all my life—and found the two aspects of my identity to be remarkably congruent—I am always surprised when confronted with some of the vitriol that I and my fellow Black conservatives face when addressing the Black community.
As if to compound the insult to American power represented by the world’s vociferous rejection of the Bush doctrine, the U.S. found itself in 2008 facing the biggest economic disaster since the Great Depression.
Literally seven out of every 10 political stories published in the mainstream media this year have centered upon the improbable campaign for president of Donald Trump.
In his opening salvo as a candidate for the office of president, Donald Trump issued the following statement: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best …
All the pomp and circumstance have passed. The balloons have fallen, and the conventions are over and through.
National security and public safety is the government’s foremost responsibility. Over the past 25 years, we have seen the government attempt to tackle crime in various ways.
Who knows when it took a turn for the worse—when the Clinton marriage stopped being one of commitment and became a marriage of convenience.
Because the Democratic Convention followed the GOP Convention, held in Cleveland last week, we have more of a basis to contrast the two, both in style, substance and tone. Thus far, the Democrat events could not look more different, and this difference goes to a sharply contrasting vision of both the current state of our union and the direction for the future.
With the GOP convention finally at hand, team Trump faces the truly daunting task of keeping his brand afloat and maintaining a course to victory in the fall.
As a licensed firearm carrier, I have had to undergo significant and ongoing training, both in the safe operation of firearms, as well as the legal and prudential implications of bearing arms as a civilian.
During the go-go ’80s and ’90s, when cities such as Miami and New York were plagued by drug-related violence, stories abounded about city morgues so overfilled that the medical examiner had to rent refrigerated trucks from Burger King to store the extra bodies.
“All sizzle and no steak,” is a long-standing American idiom denoting someone who is full of style and flash but lacks substance.
The number of sexual assaults reported at four-year U.S. colleges and universities in 2014 is 4,964. College campuses throughout the country have become plagued by a disease
Bernie Sanders’ appeal among young people has increasingly focused on delivering the supposed benefits a socialist society can give them: free education, free health care and a government-mandated “living wage.”
For far too many years we’ve tried to address the problem of failing educational achievement in America essentially by ignoring it. And by ignoring it, I mean, throwing money at it and hoping it’ll go away.
Less than one year ago, the Obama administration signed, sealed and delivered a nuclear agreement into the bloody hands of Iran, the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism.
On Sept. 11, 2001, at least 19 men—15 of them Saudi citizens—boarded several commercial flights in Boston and set off on what was to become the largest terrorist attack ever on U.S. soil. That event ignited a major war in the Middle East...
As we have seen from recent events in Paris, Brussels and all across the world, terrorism is not an obscure phenomenon that only affects the Middle East.
The Democrats and their supporters have been in denial for quite some time now. They believe that merely shining a light on Donald Trump’s imperfections will cause him to be diminished in the eyes of his supporters.
We are in Paris, France, producing TV/print content and interviewing family members in a country that remains scarred by the devastation.
Several reasons are to blame for the growing anger among the American people, not just Donald Trump.
Recognizing Dr. Ben Carson as he brings his presidential campaign to an end.
Dr. Ben Carson's struggles during the Republican primaries could soon lead to an end to his campaign.
Support from fellow leaders and the public can help with the evolving challenges our military faces.
The lack of leadership and poor management skills in the local government of Flint, Michigan is majorly to blame for their current water crisis.
The images that flashed on television screens all across the world this week were an epic propaganda victory for Iran and the latest in a series of reminders that Obama’s presidency’s biggest foreign policy “achievement” is destined to leave a legacy of even greater bloodshed and conflict. Iran, literally and figuratively, has brought America to its knees.
Many people continue to reflect and remark about the strange eulogy President Barack Obama delivered from the Oval Office in the aftermath of the San Bernardino attacks.
The famed satirist Aldus Huxley once remarked, “Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.”
By all accounts, the political arena has proven to be full of surprises in 2015.
In the days before Thanksgiving this year, a young mother left her newborn baby boy (umbilical cord intact) swaddled in a manger that was part of the nativity scene at Holy Child Jesus Church, a Catholic congregation located in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens, N.Y.
With every passing day, new and increasingly vile reports of evil acts bombard our lives, jolting us out of our day-to day lives.
Acts of terrorism are carried out by organizations with weak military power and a strong political motive.
One of the things we have much to be grateful for in this country is that our wars have not been fought on our own soil.
Little did we know that in the midst of our travels we would be confronted with a major terrorist attack in Paris.