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A new motto for Baltimore

Let’s make Smokey the official face of Baltimore, kind of our mascot.

Talking baseball, football and rain

I don’t pay much attention to baseball until the playoffs roll around. That’s when things get interesting.

That ‘Chitling Test’ controversy

Forty-three years ago Adrian Dove, a black sociologist, created the Chitling Test of Intelligence.

What's an investigative stop?

There is only one reaction that we should have to the revelation that Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts made an “investigative stop.”

Should guys give up the strip club?

Really, Jacoby Jones? Really?

CBC to invest $5M with black banks

In a recent article I posed the question, “Hey, Chocolate City, where da money at?”

Donna Brazile takes on food stamp critics

After the vote in the House of Representatives to slash the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, I wrote a column against cutting food stamps. This column generated more than 5,200 online comments and hundreds of e-mails.

Return to stalag O’Malley?

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley couldn’t resist putting in his two cents worth about Baltimore’s recent crime surge.

Economic mobility linked to strong middle class communities

Since the onset of the foreclosure crisis, research reports from esteemed universities and policy institutes have documented what went wrong. A new report offers us a different perspective, one that views the creation of a strong middle class as the ...

The heart of the black conservative

Within the Republican Party, there is what I call this mystery of the black conservative.

Our 2013 blackbirds

They aren’t that good. I’m talking about the 2013 edition of my beloved Baltimore Ravens.

Was what Don Lemon said so wrong?

There are STILL black folks mad at CNN on-air personality Don Lemon.

Is SRB the worst mayor in America?

There are those who feel our esteemed Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (SRB), our beloved Mayor Vroom Vroom, is the worst city chief executive in the land.

Republicans gear up to compete for black vote

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus inherited a simple mission: stop inflaming racism and expand the voter base beyond white, male America.

Bad News for Mayor Vroom Vroom

Mayor Stephanie “Vroom Vroom” Rawlings-Blake can’t be happy about the story that appeared in the August 25, 2013 edition of The Baltimore Sun.