America has a big, fat problem. A whopping 13 million American children are obese— and millions more are about to join their ranks. By 2025, according to a report in Pediatric Obesity, the nation will house 17 million obese kids.
The term “Drinking the Kool-Aid” has been taken to a new level among many of our people.
Bill Fletcher says that texting while walking and retreating behind headphones in public are just symptoms of a larger social illness.
I am perturbed that Hillary Clinton and her campaign staff are blaming FBI Director James Comey for Clinton’s election defeat.
Racism is a malignant, powerful, and harmful reality for millions of persons of color throughout the world. Here, inside the United States, racism is institutionalized and we have the evidence that this dreadful, racially discriminatory system of oppression now has ...
Few diseases cause as much pain and suffering as cancer. While survivors, activists, policymakers and healthcare professionals have been successful in raising awareness for some types of cancer, others are not as high profile.
Reality star billionaire Donald Trump won the presidency in shocking fashion, but African American candidates also made history on November 8, 2016.
In April 2005, I wrote an article titled, “Billion Dollar March,” at the behest of “The Ice Supreme Man” Ashiki Taylor in Atlanta.
How should black American voters respond to the tectonic political rift and the stress of a permanently divided nation that the election of Donald J. Trump has laid bare?
It was Wednesday, November 9, 2016— the day after Election Day.
New York real estate millionaire Donald Trump won the White House over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the biggest and most stunning upset victory for the White House in modern presidential politics.
History can be a harsh mirror for America.
I will always regret not grabbing the reporter's notebooks that belonged to Gwen Ifill. I was a young reporter at the Baltimore Sun when I was assigned a desk that belonged to her years before. As I moved in my ...
"Saturday Night Live" kicked off its first show after Donald Trump was elected president with the perfect host: Dave Chappelle. As both African-American and Muslim, Chappelle stands at the intersection of two discriminated against minority groups. If Chappelle had also ...
The first backlash election of the presidency of President Barack Obama’s time in office was 2010 when Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives lost 63 House seats. It was the greatest loss of seats by a party in the ...