Who Has Donald Trump’s Ear?

This is the question a lot of people maybe wondering or just haven’t thought about it. I came across a recent video of Trump’s speech he did at a rally. His topic at the moment was about African-Americans. He says, “What Do You Have To Lose?” I didn’t quite understand what he meant by that…

Remembering Michael Brown: why black youth are branded as criminals

by Carl Suddler, University of Delaware Two years ago, on August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American teenager, was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Two years have passed since the recent high school graduate was denied the opportunity to begin his next stage of life: college. Brown was…

How black grassroots politics led to the 14th Amendment and black citizenship

Frederick Knight, Morehouse College In 2008, the United States elected its first African-American president. But in the last year of Obama’s final term, the paradox and tragedy of race is as apparent now as any time in recent American history. A poll released earlier this month indicates a growing pessimism about race relations in the…

Freedom: Black Lives Matter

On July 5, 2016, 37-year old Alton Sterling was shot and killed by two officers in front of a convenient store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It comes to my attention that he was selling CDs outside the store until those two officers confronted him. It was stated that Sterling asked the officers a couple of…

Faithfulness in the Midst of Adversity

In the wake of terrorist attacks in Baghdad and Istanbul, the night club shooting in Orlando, and the mass shooting of a historical black church in South Carolina, some believers are facing an incessant uncertainty regarding their faith. Many questioned, “How can the God of creation allow such tragedy in the world?” Along my journey…