Freeman Predicts a 24-17 Bills Win Over Dolphins

  by Pat Freeman The Buffalo Bills open the home portion of their schedule against arch rival Miami on Sunday. This game should be a great challenge for the hometown team because Miami not only moved the ball against New England last week, but also sacked Tom Brady four times. This will also be the […]

Will There be an ISIS/MS-13 Alliance Starting in Texas?

Charles M. Blow The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is coming … to Texas? Yes, if you listen to conservatives, particularly those from Texas. First, let’s say this flatly: ISIS is an outrageously barbaric group that poses a real threat to the Middle East in the short term and possibly to Western […]

Zimbabwe President Mugabe tells White People to “Go back to England”

  by Gloria Dulan-Wilson I absolutely love President Robert Mugabe – Africa would be much better off, and much further along if the rest of the so-called leaders took the same stance he, Julius Nyrere, Jomo Kenyatta and other intelligent Black leaders took when it came to putting Africa for the Africans first. It’s because […]

Feeling The Musical Vibe Of Cabo Verde’s ELL Cosme

  by ANN BROWN Cabo Verde may be a small island nation off the coast of West Africa, but it’s big on musical traditions. From Cesária Évora to Ildo Lobo to Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes (TLC) to jazz great Horace Silver, singers and musicians of Cabo Verdean heritage have made their mark on various genres […]

Wall Street: “Central Park 7,” Garner & Brown

Rules of Engagement: Orta   by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. On Monday, September 8, 2014, I will be a guest on the “Carl Nelson Show” at 5:00 p.m. Carl Nelson has a history of discussing controversial, current affairs and public affairs programming. This Monday afternoon on WOL-AM will be no different. I will also hopefully […]

Spending Black Earned Dollars with Black Businesses…..

We can do this because we’re very Smart, but Why aren’t We?   by Zachary Husser Dear Family of Friends Network, Why are we, Black Folk, spending Our hard Earned Dollars with Black Businesses in the Neighborhoods we reside in? We can spend our dollars with Black Owned businesses because $900 Billion Dollars is spent […]

Buffalo Bills Preview

  by Pat Freeman The Buffalo Bills open their regular season schedule against the Chicago Bears on September 7, 2014 at Soldier’s Field in Chicago, Illinois. This will be the first season since this team was founded that will start without founder the late Ralph Wilson who passed in March. Before we get started we […]

No White Privilege… O’Really?

  Charles M. Blow Is white privilege real? Not according to Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly. This week O’Reilly debated the issue of white privilege with a fellow host and then returned to the topic the next day with this doozy of a statement: “Last night on ‘The Factor,’ Megyn Kelly and I debated the concept […]

On Quitting the Iraqi Quagmire

What to do about ISIS?     by playthell benjamin As the Iraqi’s struggle to form a viable government under Haider al-Abadi, who replaced a disgraced Al Maliki as Prime Minister, fanatical Muslim Jihadists in ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – gobble up more and more of Iraqi territory in its ruthless […]


Reversing The ‘Don’t Forgive The Sinner, But Forgive The Religion’ Philosophy     by Chris Stevenson Shunning is religion’s last link to the Dark Ages. While it may be a policy in more than a few sects, not many churches actively enforce it. The reason is simple, normal people just feel awkward implementing or practicing […]

Where Slavery Thrived, Inequality Rules Today

  by Gloria Dulan-Wilson The tragedy of the article I’m sharing with you on this link is that this is not new news to us – we who were/are the victims of slavery, know all too well the seriousness of post traumatic slave syndrome in it’s physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional incarnations. We see it […]

Michael Brown

A sense of Tragedy too often repeated   Charles M. Blow The killing of Michael Brown has tapped into something bigger than Michael Brown. Brown was the unarmed 18-year-old black man who was shot to death Saturday (9/9/14) by a policeman in Ferguson, Mo. There are conflicting accounts of the events that led to the […]