Category Archives: Social and political Commentary

Ezrah Aharone’s “The Sovereign Psyche” Provides Insight

A Book Review – By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Sovereign. That’s a word which was kicked about in this past presidential election, all the way from building a wall between the U.S.A. … Continue reading

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Trump, the Campaign Manager, and the Brat Journalist

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway Michelle Fields is a disgrace to journalism. Those who are jumping on her bandwagon are equally so. For those who do not know Fields, this is this … 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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President Obama, Sergeant Cory Remsburg and Col. Charles Young

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway “Cory is here tonight. And like the Army he loves, like the America he serves, Sergeant First Class Cory Remsburg never gives up, and he does not … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz ‘Faces the Nation’ 13 Eggs Short of a Dozen on CBS

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway When I got up Sunday morning on January 26, 2014 to ‘Face the Nation’ with Bob Schieffer as he interviewed Senator Ted “Monkey” Cruz, I thought I … 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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“Forever Criminals”

By Sue Billings, Columnist The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway One would think that just because someone made a mistake in their immature stages of life would not constitute them being labeled a “forever criminal”.  This is a … Continue reading

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