John S. Blake reflects on this Fourth of July and reviews the current state of affairs and questions our definition of what it means to be independent and American.
Juneteenth is celebrated as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865, and it is also an occasion to speak out about injustices in our country.
Happy Monday? Over the weekend there was a massive March For Our Lives, news that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has gotten larger, and basketball games were played.
Amoja Sumler examines Black Capitalism and how no amount of Black entrepreneurship or ownership can overcome the economic disparity.
Jacob Meeks examines the division in American politics today and seeks to bridge the divide. He starts with his own personal path to try to find answers.
What is past is prologue and, with the lessons of 2016 behind us, it’s time to look at the pivotal year that 2017 will be for America.
As oil interests and corporate greed trump common sense and human decency, indigenous people are suffering, land is ravaged, and water supplies are poisoned: enough is enough. Essay by John S. Blake.
As it becomes apparent that Donald Trump will operate business as usual (read: help no one else except himself and his own self-interests), it’s time to employ the GOP’s weapon of choice: resistance.
Sean Davis talks with activist Jessie Sponberg about his experiences at Standing Rock during the Dakota Access Pipeline protest, which is still continuing and growing in support.
Chris Valle examines how practical issues end up being discussed in terms of emotions and that they can also seem childish, and even exploitative, in the way they are reported.