Stop treating Donald Trump like a Kardashian

Donald Trump is intriguing, aggravating, nauseating, hilarious and just about every other word we have used to describe reality show stars.

GOP’s raging intra-party war

The August 6th Fox News-sponsored, two-tiered debate of the GOP presidential primary candidates has shown anew the Republican Party’s continuing to explore different ways a political party can self-destruct. Two developments of last week have underscored that the GOP’s raging ...

Ask Alma: My daughter wants mom to walk her down aisle

My oldest, a daughter is getting married this year. As her father, I am paying for her wedding and very excited to walk her down the aisle. That is until recently when I received an email from her saying she ...

Trumping the Donald on immigration

Watching Donald Trump being interviewed this past week was— for the few moments that I could take it— quite fascinating.

The change we’ve been waiting for

In light of the conversations about police abuse, unwarranted stops and arrests, and homicide cases involving black people and police officers, many black people get angry, maybe have a march, and then go home to await the next incident.

Windows 10: Revenge of Microsoft?

Microsoft is not a company historically associated with minimalism. For quite some time, its operating system, Windows, has been plagued by tedious customization and nettlesome bloat.

Ask Alma: The one that got away

I’ve been married for over 10 years and I’m very happy with my husband and two kids.

Celebrating 50 years of Medicare

One of my guiding principles has always been that honor thy father and mother is not only a good commandment to live by— it’s good policy to govern by.

Insurers' dirty tricks undermine promise of Obamacare

Thanks to President Obama's landmark healthcare law, insurance companies are no longer allowed to turn away patients with pre-existing health problems. This "guaranteed issue" mandate enables millions of sick Americans to buy affordable insurance and access vital medications.

Ask Alma: Mom’s friend turned on me

My husband was laid off after 16 years on the job. My salary alone wasn’t enough to keep up with the bills, so we decided moving in with my mom was the best thing.

The quiet killer: Sitting in the dark

Americans are working more than ever— and it's slowly killing them. The typical employee now logs 47 hours a week at work— and spends nearly six hours a day sitting, often in a windowless office or cubicle.

The math and the "after-math" of the Confederate flag

Now that the confederate flag has been taken down, complete with honor guard and pomp and circumstance, what are black folks going to do now?

Dispelling the myths about black fathers

In America, the perception is that the black father doesn't exist. Negative stereotypes of black men persist, and people on the right blame the victim in cases like those of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

Why we need to support normalizing all relations with Cuba

President Obama said that 55 years of isolating Cuba has not worked as a reason for re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba. Kudos to President Obama.

LETTER: Poverty—The Real Problem

The poverty rate for African-Americans is 27%, the highest in the nation.