I got into trouble a few years ago when I said in a column that I was tired of white folks. I was accused of being a racist and unfavorably compared to more acceptable black commentators. I believe it was Mao Zhe Tung who said, “It is a good thing to be attacked by the enemy because it means that you are doing something.”
R. B. Jones - Realside
- Tuesday, 08 March 2011 14:51
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I will never forget the attitudes I encountered from black women in this city when “The Four Divas,” held the top elected offices in the city.
- Tuesday, 08 March 2011 14:50
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Philosopher George Santayana said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Black History Month, African-American History Month to some is a time for reflection on the trends and lessons that should have been learned through the commemoration.
- Tuesday, 08 March 2011 14:40
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Malcolm X once said that history is the best subject one can study to get good results. He understood as well as George Santayana that “Those who do not learn from history are forced to repeat it.”
- Tuesday, 08 March 2011 14:37
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Everybody seems to love Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. now that he is dead and can’t cause any more trouble.