Category Archives: race in America

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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Politically Incorrect Naughtiness and Year End Mutterings

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway It’s that end time of year again when one looks back to see what one would like to change and look forward to changing what one had … Continue reading

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Why White Lives Matter

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway When the U.S. Constitution was written and declared Black human beings as a fraction of white human beings, when did white lives not matter? When this nation … Continue reading

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Stripping Down Trump

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Let’s strip down Donald Trump. Like millions, I watched the Republican debate on Fox Thursday night on August 6th. My only regret in the kingdom of ficklehood … Continue reading

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The Emanuel A.M.E. Church Massacre and Forgiveness

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Susie Jackson, Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., Ethel Lance, Myra Thompson, Cynthia Hurd, Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, Rev. Sharonda Singleton, and Tywanza Sanders. These are the … Continue reading

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