ASK ALMA: My friend invites her mother everywhere we go

My friend of over 15 years recently made the decision it was time for her and her mother to live together again.

Life in Baltimore: Grandmothers and great-grandmothers, a special bond

They are known by many names, Nana, NiNi, MiMi, Grannie, Grams; whatever name you choose, they are grandmother.

'Roots' of a new conversation about race

The original "Roots," which aired in 1977 to record audiences still flushed from America's bicentennial, seared slavery into the American consciousness in an unprecedented way. Never before had the whole nation seen slavery enacted so vividly and with such tragic ...

Report: Mauritania is no longer the world's slavery capital

Mauritania, the West African country long thought to be home to the world's highest percentage of enslaved people, no longer holds that lamentable title, according to a report released late Monday.

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.

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Community Health Centers: Fulfilling promise of ACA, eliminating black health disparities

One hundred one years ago, Booker T. Washington penned a letter to the editors of America’s leading black newspapers. In it, he contended that health, more than any other measure, was the single most important aspect to achieving progress and ...

DeRay’s campaign for mayor of Baltimore is a win for the Black Lives Matter movement

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson deserves high props.

Black liberals are hypocrites when it comes to the N-word

Once again, two nights ago, liberal hypocrisy was on full display at the White House Correspondents’ Association’s (WHCA) annual dinner.