Category Archives: Social and political Commentary

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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“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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Killing of Trayvon Martin Highlights Open Season on Black Boys

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher The Mid-South Tribune and theBlack Information Highway Unfortunately, there is a generation of African Americans who know absolutely nothing about the murder of 14-year-old Black teenager Emmett Till in August of 1955.   Emmett’s mother, Mrs. … Continue reading

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The History of Black History

By Vernon E. Ash     So that the contributions of African Americans would be properly represented and observed, the first observance of Negro History Week was spearheaded in 1926 by the “Father of  Black History,” Dr. Carter G. Woodson.             … Continue reading

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No ‘Diversity’ on Podiums after Iowa Caucuses; “Republicans Typically Claim that Race Doesn’t or Shouldn’t Matter…

By Raynard Jackson Tuesday (January 3, 2012) night the political world was all focused on the Iowa Caucuses.  Everyone was watching to see if Santorum would defeat Romney.  When all the votes were counted, Romney had won by a mere … Continue reading

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