May 25, 2016 08:29
For example, it was lucky for Thomas Jefferson that FOX News wasn't around to grill him on his affair with his slave Sally Hemings. And Lincoln probably wouldn't have been elected had TMZ reported that honest Abe had once shared a bed with his male roommate....
May 11, 2016 12:04
In one of his many inarticulate malopropistic moments, former President George W. Bush remarked, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me, and you can’t get fooled again.” No one knew exactly what he was trying to say, but the operative word here is “fool”. Bush was a fool who could....
May 4, 2016 07:52
In December of 2012, ESPN fired Rob Parker, a respected African American sports journalist, for relaying an observation he had heard about Redskins QB Robert Griffith III. Here’s what happened. It seems that RG3 had been asked by USA Today about being a Black quarterback, and Griffith said, “You don’t have to be defined by the color of your skin....
April 27, 2016 07:33
An article in last week’s Wall Street Journal suggested that if Bernie Sanders has any chance at all of securing the Democratic nomination, he must win over Black voters in large numbers, and that’s something he hasn’t been able to do thus far. It’s a perplexing problem for a man who has spent his entire adult life fighting for civil rights....
April 20, 2016 08:10
Acouple of weeks ago, an irate reader emailed YES! Weekly to say that I was a “moron” for suggesting that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump might run as Independents this fall. Well, I might just be half a moron because last week, Bernie’s wife Jane said that should Hillary get the Democratic nomination, the Sanders clan would support the Clinton clan....
April 13, 2016 07:37
Shuttles will leave from the parking deck every fifteen minutes. In case of rain, activities will be moved to the Sullivan lobby, the Coleman building, and the School of Education building. The UNCG dining hall and the Elliott Center food court will be open throughout the afternoon....
April 6, 2016 07:37
Teddy Roosevelt did it. So did George Wallace, Strom Thurmond, and Ross Perot. So why not Bernie Sanders? I’m talking, of course, about men who have run for President on a third party ticket. True, none of them were successful in their bid, but there were....
March 30, 2016 08:29
Late last month, Charlotte City Council opened up a can of worms about how men and women use the can. Specifically its new ordinance would have allowed transgender persons to use public restrooms based on the gender to which they identify. The ordinance was to go into effect on April 1....
March 23, 2016 07:38
Next Saturday the ACLU will hold its annual Liberty Awards ceremony in Chapel Hill. Darryl Hunt was scheduled to appear and be honored for his work in promoting justice and ending the death penalty. Sadly, that much-deserved award will now be made posthumously....

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