“It is Easier to Build Strong Children than to Repair Broken Men”

                by CHARLES M. BLOW Frederick Douglass once noted, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” The statement is simple, profound and as true as truth can be. And yet we as a society and as individual families neglect the building, facilitate the […]

US Should Stay out of Ukrainian Crisis!

                by Playthell Benjamin As a shocked and confused world watched in awe, the Ukrainian government, which just days before appeared to be all-powerful, crumbled like a sand castle hit by a tidal wave. President Viktor F. Yanukovich fled the capitol and went into hiding to escape the […]

The Bills Once Again Fail to Reward One of its Top Performers

                by Pat Freeman This past off season the Buffalo Bills organization went through a significant amount of change in its front office. These changes included a new president and CEO Russ Brandon, a new General Manager in Doug Whaley, and of course a new head in Doug […]

Happy Birthday To My Mom Ruby Love

91 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG                   by Gloria Dulan-Wilson HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY MOM RUBY LOVE!!! My mother used to say that a woman who will tell her age will tell anything – but now that she’s 91 Years Old – still standing, still active, still […]

The Jonathan Martin Bullying Case

Professional Discrimination in the NFL:                   by Alberta Parish On Friday, NFL investigator Ted Wells released his findings on the inquiry into Jonathan Martin’s allegations of harassment and bullying by Miami Dolphins’ teammates. Wells’ report confirms everything that Martin has privately and publicly stated regarding the racial […]
Why Our Children Hate Us:

Why Our Children Hate Us:

How Black adults betray Black children                 by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. Eric K. Grimes, an analytical writer and author, will be the guest speaker at UAM weekly forum on this Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Christian Center, 1061 Atlantic Avenue (bet. Classon […]

Are Democrats Conducting a War On Masculinity?

                  Charles M. Blow If one of the overt Democratic lines of attack against Republicans is that Republicans are conducting a war on women, one of the low-simmering, implicit lines of attack from Republicans is that Democrats are conducting a war on men, or at least traditional […]

An Analysis of the 10 year Lease with the Buffalo Bills

and what will be concluded by the new Stadium Working Group. Part I                 by Pat Freeman When the county, Bills and the state of New York announced the new ten year lease with the Bills I initially congratulated the negotiated parties on accomplishing the new lease agreement. […]

Being Gay In The NFL

              by Alberta Parish Michael Sam, a defensive lineman for the University of Missouri, has recently announced that he is a gay male. He will be attending the 2014 NFL Draft in May, and will be the first openly gay man to play professionally in the National Football League […]

The NFL once again Snubs Black Music Culture

Super Bowl Exclusive                           by Pat Freeman The Super Bowl Half time performance is of such high demand that it has helped to launch some of the most recent concert tours in the country. What single event gives you an audience of 111 […]

Why Not Russ?

Russell Wilson was the Real MVP                   by Playthell Benjamin As has been pointed out repeatedly by sports commentators analyzing yesterday’s Super Bowl game: Russell Wilson is the only quarterback with his stats to play in that game and not be named “Most Valuable Player.” This is […]