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6:49 PM / Saturday February 24, 2018

Commentary

Here’s the real reason Kaepernick can’t get a job in the NFL

August 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Colin Kaepernick  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)   The NFL has the power to enforce their ‘take it or leave it’ imperium on players, fans and politicians. By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Forget all the little teases about this NFL team or that team signing Colin Kaepernick before the start of the season. Forget all…

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Donald J. Trump is NOT crazy

August 4, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Bill Day, Cagle Cartoons   By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com It’s time for television and radio talk show hosts, educators, editorial writers, columnists and politicians to cease describing  President Donald J. Trump as being “crazy,” “mentally sick,” “childish,” etc. A person with such afflictions is legally and otherwise not responsible for his or…

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The Cultural Coach: Saying we are colorblind is not really a good thing

August 4, 2017

By Linda Wallace Dear Cultural Coach: I don’t see Blacks, Latinos, Asian-Americans. I see Americans. It seems to me that it’s the communities of color that are dividing this country. Isn’t it better to be colorblind and just see a person? — An American My Fellow American: Sometimes, acting as though we were colorblind can…

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McCain’s health battle casts ugly glare on GOP healthcare assault

July 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sen. John McCain   By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Arizona Sen. John McCain deserves and will get the best medical care he can get in his battle against brain cancer. Millions rightly will be pulling for his healthful recovery. But McCain’s health battle also casts an ugly glare on the hypocrisy…

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What Happens When Police Slay a White Woman?

July 21, 2017

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The slaying of  Justine Damond, a white woman from Australia, by a Minneapolis police officer, defies the by now ritualistic police shooting of a civilian. The ritual goes like this. A White, or non-Black, cop guns down a young, generally unarmed, African-American male. There is the inevitable rage and protests. Police…

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The Cultural Coach: Honest cultural audits lead to less divisive dialogs

July 21, 2017

By Linda Wallace In performing a cultural audit, the most difficult task we encounter is overcoming the desire to make ourselves look good. An honest cultural audit helps identify opportunities for developing the social skills that support creativity, productivity and efficiency. If done correctly, it also exposes deep biases that may not even be on…

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Rep. Jordan Harris sounds off on noose found near Rittenhouse

July 14, 2017

By State Rep. Jordan Harris Recently in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection, a noose was found hanging from a tree near 18th and Lombard streets. This is the second time in nearly two weeks that this has occurred. As an elected official whose district borders where the noose was found, and…

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Is there no decency?

July 14, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  RJ Matson, Roll Call   By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com During the 2016 campaign, our 45th President [Donald Trump] once promised that he would be “so Presidential that it will be boring.” If only. Instead, he has managed to irk even his Republican allies by wallowing in the muck of name-calling, yet again, belittling…

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How Bill killed Netflix and Chill

July 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com   By Elona Washington As an African-American woman, the Bill Cosby trial was unsettling. A part of me hoped that the charges were simply a misunderstanding or an attempt to extort the incredibly successful comedian, actor, director, author, and philanthropist. That’s the easiest explanation, right? And if those charges could…

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What’s really behind Trump’s clinical fixation with Obama

July 7, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News   Trump will stop at nothing to try and destroy Obama’s programs, legacy and ultimately place in history. This is a fixation for which there is no cure.   By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The clinicians would have a field day with President Donald Trump’s fixation with former President…

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