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Growing Optimism for South Sudan

By Raynard Jackson Last month I had the chance to talk with several members of the South Sudanese delegation who attended the annual opening of...

The GOP Branding Problem

During the past year, we have watched monumental change take place all over the world; not just in terms of democracy, but in terms...

Double Standard on Using the N-Word

  I typically don’t write about professional athletes doing stupid things because I have absolutely no interest and it serves no purpose. But Riley Cooper’s...

Obama: ‘First Gay President’

President Obama has concluded his three-country tour of Africa.  He visited Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania.  Most presidential trips overseas have a pre-determined outcome: ...

Blacks Schooled to Stay in a Daze

I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, "School Daze." This was a 1988...

Heterophobia is the New Black

Last week, I had to make one of the most difficult announcements of my life—I told my family that I liked women, err, love...

African Leaders Avoid U.S. Blacks

Two weeks ago, President Obama met with three African presidents—Koroma (Sierra Leone), Sall (Senegal), Banda (Malawi), and Prime Minister of Cape Verde Jose Maria...

Republicans Have Learned a Lesson

Several of my readers of have questioned why I am writing positive articles about my Republican Party.  The simple answer is that they deserve...

Reince Priebus, President Obama and White Media Masquerading as Black

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, released his long awaited report last week called the Growth and Opportunity Project.  It is basically...

An Apology to Jesse Jackson, Sr.

It’s time to man up – I was wrong about Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. First, some background. I wrote a column in 2008 under the...