Politics

Dave Wilson’s Black Strategy

A man in Houston, TX decided to run for a spot on the Houston Community College Board of Trustees in a predominately black district.  That man, Dave Wilson, a self-identified conservative Republican knew the odds of winning that particular race…
Derryck Green
November 12, 2013
Politics

Obama Is No Longer Black

To say the last month has been difficult for the president and his administration is an understatement. It has been the epitome of a FUBAR. Since October 1st, the president has been in damage control. The release of his signature…
Derryck Green
November 7, 2013
Politics

Tavis Smiley Is Right

  Last week, Tavis Smiley garnered attention for what he said on Sean Hannity’s program.  Specifically, Hannity asked Smiley if black Americans were better off after five years of the presidency of Barack Obama.   Smiley’s answer- which should have…
Derryck Green
October 15, 2013
CulturePolitics

Misguided Opponents of Stop-And-Frisk

This past week, the television screens have been flooded with people arguing for the end of New York’s proactive policing strategy called stop-and-frisk.  New York City councilman Jumaane Williams, actor Gbenga Akinnagbe, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Ben Jealous,…
Derryck Green
August 22, 2013