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Jimmy Carter: America’s best former president

I became an admirer of Jimmy Carter shortly after he took office as the nation’s 39th president.

Ask Alma: Unwanted photos of my ex-husband

Should I send my ex-husband his baby photos?

Are you having fun with today’s politics?

The vast majority of the news is centered on politics, specifically, the 2016 presidential race, which is 14 months away. Black people are being sucked under by a whirlpool of nonsense on TV news outlets, newspaper and magazine commentaries, lectures, ...

Child Watch: It’s hard to be what you can’t see

As a new school year starts, many parents are making sure their children have the right supplies from their back-to-school lists and double-checking their courses and schedules.

Ask Alma: Deciding to move on

I have been with this person for six years, and we’ve had our up and downs, like any relationship.

Ask Alma: Few hang-out friends

I have a nice majority of friends. However, I hang out mostly with my cousin.

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.

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 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?

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