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How Basketball Love Beat Racial Hate

By Clarence Page Brace yourself for a lot of looking-back stories. Fifty years have passed since 1963, a time of transition that makes today’s social...

Black on Black Violence Continues to Be Ignored

By Larry Miller for the Philadelphia Tribune The acquittal of George Zimmerman incited a growing number of protests across the nation as legions of angry...

New App Allows Church Members to Connect

By Arlene Edmonds for the Philadelphia Tribune It is time for church communications to move into the 21st century. One might say that this is...

He Checked That Box, But How Black is Obama?

“If you had a choice of color, which one would you choose, my brother?” – Curtis Mayfield, 1969   In the official U.S. 2010 head count, President...

GOP Turns Against Own History

By Clarence Page Frederick Douglass, the most important African American in the 19th century, was loyal to the Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln’s day, even...

Black Politics Take Big Hit in High Court Decisions

By Charles Ellison for the Philadelphia Tribune It was one of the worst weeks in the history of Black politics — a week in which...

William H. Gray III Lived a Life of Service

By Larry Miller for the Philly Tribune The passing of former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray III, former Senior Pastor of Bright Hope Baptist Church,...

SCOTUS: ‘Diversity’ Means More Than Race

By Clarence Page for the Philadelphia Tribune When the Supreme Court decided to send its latest hot potato of an affirmative action case back to...

On Solving the Puzzle of Clarence Thomas

By Daryl Gale of the Philadelphia Tribune It’s been an up and down week for the progressives and minorities who have been closely watching the movements...

Obamacare: Time for PA to Expand Medicaid

By the Philadelphia Tribune If Arizona can expand Medicaid for the working poor why can’t Pennsylvania? Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a law expanding the state’s...