Category Archives: Black Democrats

Let Bells Ring on August 28, 2013 to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Editorial   By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief            The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway   The King Center and other civil rights organizations are asking citizens of these United States of America to ring bells on Wednesday, August … Continue reading

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Center for Military History Answers with Gobbledygook on Col. Charles Young Honorary Promotion

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway The U.S. Center for Military History (CMH) responded to our editorial entitled “Col. Charles Young Denied by the Center for Military History”* (July 26, 2013). But we’ll … Continue reading

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Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton in K.M.A. Performances – And, Oh Yes, John Kerry

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway To forego my Emily Post training and to be unashamedly politically incorrect, the one thing I can say about both Susan Rice’s and Hillary Clinton’s congressional hearings … Continue reading

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A Look into Sandy Hook and the N.R.A.

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway http://www.blackinformationhighway.com      As terrible as the events were at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, it showed that such events can happen anywhere. Even in a state … Continue reading

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TSU and Other HBCUS Must Fight to Exist*

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway “To: Rep. Barbara Cooper. Please share your response with your colleagues. I don’t give a rat’s ass what the black caucus thinks.”             These infamous words are … Continue reading

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James Meredith in Retrospection: The More Things Change…More They Remain the Same

By Jay Thomas Willis, Senior Columnist James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi in the fall of 1962, with much fanfare and seeming difficulties. Most in the Black community, and other liberals thought that was a good thing, and that … Continue reading

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Black Advancement, White Resistance: Why Black Politicians Win Elections

By Jay Thomas Willis, Senior Columnist and Political Analyst The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway          A friend of mine, who was what I call a gentleman and a scholar, once said years ago that when the powers-that-be … Continue reading

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Defending Jonathan Vilma

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway  I don’t know Jonathan Vilma from Adam’s housecat  and Eve’s puppy, and once in a while I’ll be writing a column appropriately titled “Girly Girl Sports”, because … Continue reading

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Obama Gets Aggressive

By Jay Thomas Willis Senior Columnist and Political Analyst The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway                Last week President Obama got tired of waiting for Romney to bring him the game, and decided to take the game … Continue reading

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Romney Faces Lion’s Den at NAACP Convention

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher Folks, I’ve just finished listening to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney address the NAACP convention in the lion’s den in Houston, Texas. Romney got a better response from NAACP attendees than I expected. He only … Continue reading

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