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“Lost in Space” and Obama’s Vision for Space Exploration

Many African Americans will remember the scene from the hit film, The Original Kings of Comedy, in which royal stand-up comedian Cedric the Entertainer...

The Problem with Charles Bolden’s ‘Outreach’ to the Muslim World

by Allen Herbert NASA Administrator  Charles Bolden’s recent interview with Arab television station Al Jazeera has received a lot of very negative press coverage. Bolden’s comments...

The GOP’s Run-for-the-Hills Strategy

These days, White conservatives are finding an unusual degree of comfort in talking – rather explicitly – about race. While they might argue it’s simply an attempt to insert alternative perspective on America’s controversial past time, Republicans privately whisper reverse racism is the move for 2010. Paint the perception that “Blacks” - with their Black President, Black Attorney General and pro-Muslim Black NASA head (following the “activist” philosophies of their late great Black Supreme Court justice) - have “taken over” and that scared Republican base voters and equally nervous White Independents should vote GOP as a collective defense mechanism.

The Brother Who Wants to Go to Another Planet

When President Obama nominated retired Marine Corps General Charles F. Bolden, Jr. to head the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), some of us sci-fi inclined brothers and sisters did a classic “Can I Kick It” jig at his Senate confirmation last year. We knew that something different was on the planetary horizon when a Black man was put in charge.