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Veterans, military families most at-risk for deceptive debt collectors

When it comes to consumer concerns, debt collection remains the top complaint most often reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Two newly released CFPB reports reveal which consumers are most at risk and the businesses most often identified ...

Liberals fumble the ball when it comes to the Redskins

I constantly tell my readers to always remember the key tenant of liberalism is “intent, not result.” To a liberal, the ends always justify the means.

Bernie and Donald are two sides of same angry, white coin

For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin. Both of them are angry, so intensely so, that they are inciting a destructive anger among their followers.

I saw these “stunning” news anchors and my jaw didn’t drop

If you are like me, you sometimes find yourself surfing the Web when you are supposed to be doing something more important.

True stories of life off the grid

Well, it's that time again. Every four years, like clockwork, the big talk pronouncements begin: the promises soon to be left unfulfilled, the bellicose hype that months from now will be long gone and gladly forgotten

Restoring America's naval dominance

The U.S. Navy faces a new threat on the high seas: As potential adversaries spend lavishly to boost their maritime capabilities, we're outgunned for the first time in modern history.

The black community is bleeding to death

There is a crisis of monumental proportion in our so-called “black communities.”

ASK ALMA: My friend is cheating on his GF with my BFF

A male friend of mine moved to my city for a six-month work assignment. To welcome him to the area, I took him to dinner and introduced him to my local friends.

Harriet Tubman’s face on the new $20 bill is priceless

President Obama said in his recent remarks that Harriet Tubman would likely greet the news she was on the $20 with little fanfare.

The crisis of ineffective and occasionally murderous policing

On Wednesday a federal grand jury indicted former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager on charges of violating the civil rights of Walter Scott. Scott was a 50-year-old black man who had been pulled over in North Charleston by Slager ...

Baltimore one year later, still needs rebuilding

One year after the civil unrest that rocked the city of Baltimore to its foundations, there is one question that remains unanswered: What steps are being taken to address the root economic problems that were, and continue to be, the ...

Those who know Congress best are shaking their heads

I had the good fortune last week to spend some time in Washington, D.C. with about a dozen former members of Congress.

This is why Republicans continue to lose the black vote

Those who have followed my writings know that I have been and will continue to be very critical of my Republican Party over the lack of real engagement with the Black community.

Malia Obama Got into Harvard and Fox News Fans Called Her a “Little Monkey”

Malia Obama deserves congratulations. Admitted to Harvard University, she has decided to take a gap year, a mature choice that many students make when they want a break between intense and competitive studies and college.

HUD funding changes to hamper efforts to end city homelessness

On May 2, 2016, a funding announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) drew little attention in the local media, but will have reverberations for years to come for Baltimore City’s efforts to end homelessness. HUD ...

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