Overdraft fees cost consumers $16.7 billion

In recent years, many banks and credit unions have encouraged new checking account customers to accept two items: a debit card that replaces cash transactions and a “protection” known as overdraft coverage

Making ‘patient protection’ essential in Obamacare

For decades, Americans have demanded a healthcare system that provides lifelong access to affordable care.

Barack and “The Click”

I was stunned. I turned on my TV, and there was one President Barack Hussein Obama, talking about “The Click.”

Detroit has finally hit bottom – let’s rebuild!

It has been a long and rocky ride down the economic slope for the Motor City.

Trayvon inspired Obama to act like the first black president

In 2004 at the Democratic National Committee’s presidential convention, I was mesmerized by Barack Obama, a little known state senator from Illinois.

Bottom Lines After Zimmerman Verdict

Now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted, it’s time to make note of a few bottom lines in the case, and there are quite a few.

What George Zimmerman should do now

There have been calls from President Obama and others for us to “move forward” or “move on” after the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.

Justice denied

The reaction to the not guilty verdict from George Zimmerman’s jury was swift and strong.

America’s Crisis: 38 Million have no Retirement Assets

As more Baby Boomers continue to retire, a new research report has found that the nation is facing a trillion dollar retirement savings crisis. According to the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), 38 million Americans— 45 percent of working-age ...

Gwynn Oak Park: 50 Years Later

It happened 50 years ago, in the summer of 1963.

Supreme Court made right call on voting and affirmative action

Last week liberal blacks and whites went crazy after the Supreme Court issued its ruling on affirmative action and the voting rights cases.

What it means to be an American

With the deepening polarization of our country, I have been reflecting on the cause of this polarization.

Baltimore gun mayhem: Lesson for Maryland democrats

Twenty shot the weekend that started Friday, June 21 and ended Sunday, June 23, 2013.

Juneteenth is Worth Celebrating

Did you know that the official African American holidays are: Kwanzaa, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Juneteenth?

A Request of Mayor Vroom Vroom and other elected officials

About six inches, that's how close the car came to hitting a boy at the intersection of Northern Parkway and Wabash Avenue