Category Archives: African Americans in politics

Obama, Russian Sanctions, Trump, Race, and Elitist Trash

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Putin plays chess; Obama plays checkers. I had written this line long before there was a presidential election. I had written it shortly after President Obama led … Continue reading

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A Presidential Endorsement

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway We might as well go ahead and say it: African Americans are being pushed further out of the equation. If a Democrat wins this election, nothing will … Continue reading

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What Are You Whining About?

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway What are you whining about? These were the words President Barack Obama greeted the Congressional Black Caucus with when meeting with the historic group for the first … Continue reading

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Good Is Not Always Good; Police Killings and Race Relations

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Good is not always good. When passiveness, apathy, and excuses masquerade as Good, it can be a killer. During a Black Lives Matter peaceful protest, five white … Continue reading

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West Pointless and the 16 Black Female Cadets

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway I can’t let this go: This matter of one of America’s most venerable institutions on the Art of War threatening not to graduate 16 Black women cadets … Continue reading

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Trump, KKK, Mitt Romney, James Meredith, and Hypocrisy

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Donald Trump is no more enamored of the KKK than Bernie Sanders. I was waiting for the KKK card to be played on Trump well before now, … Continue reading

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Presidential Endorsements for the March 1 SEC Super Tuesday Primary

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Politics needs to be put back in the gutters where it belongs. Someone has to clean the cesspool. On this assessment, we make our endorsements in the … Continue reading

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