Category Archives: Black Republicans

Republicans Determined to Implement “Let Them Eat Cake” with Their Tea Policy

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway John Boehner should do the decent thing and resign as Speaker of the House. It’s hard to lead when you’re cowering in a palace of congressional salaries … 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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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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Why Many Black Communities are Depressed

By Jay Thomas Willis, Senior Columnist The Mid-South Tribune ONLINE and the Black Information Highway We live in a depressed and stagnant economy, with a high rate of unemployment. Some say the economy is worse than it has been since … Continue reading

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