Monday, December 28, 2009

Commentatary from – 12/28/09

  • Lola Adesioye

    Lola Adesioye

    Deputy Editor

    Terror plot is bad news for Nigerians

    10:04 AM on 12/28/2009

    OPINION - Hearing that a terrorist suspect had been found attempting to detonate a device on a plane was bad news. Finding out that the suspect was Nigerian was, for me and many other Nigerians, even worse......

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  • Ronda Racha Penrice

    Ronda Racha Penrice

    Author of African American History For Dummies

    Ten stories of the decade that have changed black America

    9:36 AM on 12/28/2009

    OPINION - As we close out the decade and await the imminent arrival of 2010, here are the ten stories that have shaken us up and changed the way we see this country, the world and ourselves......

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  • Dr. Boyce Watkins

    Dr. Boyce Watkins

    Author and Finance Professor at Syracuse University

    Holder should stop patronizing black dads for political points

    9:20 AM on 12/28/2009

    OPINION - Mr. President, if you cannot also address the good things that black men do, then please do not address the negatives. Both you and Eric Holder are more intelligent than that......

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  • Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr.

    Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr.

    Religion Contributor

    Remember others at "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

    9:16 AM on 12/25/2009

    OPINION - One of the favorite songs of this holiday season is "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." But this may not be the most wonderful time for everyone......

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  • M.K. Asante Jr

    M.K. Asante Jr

    Author, Filmmaker, Professor at Morgan State University

    Five things you didn't know about Kwanzaa (but should)

    7:23 AM on 12/25/2009

    OPINION - There's a lot of misinformation about Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is really the story of a people; where we were, where we are, and where we are going....

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  • Rani G Whitfield

    Rani G Whitfield

    The Hip Hop Doctor

    Senate health care overhaul is far from the perfect Christmas gift

    8:24 AM on 12/24/2009

    OPINION - In November, former President Bill Clinton gave Senate Democrats some no-nonsense political advice in regards to health care reform: just pass something......

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  • Michael E. Ross

    Michael E. Ross

    Culture Critic

    Baseball great Curt Flood gave us a remarkable Christmas gift

    8:18 AM on 12/24/2009

    OPINION -- It wasn't the usual kind of Christmas present you'd expect an employee to give his boss at the end of a productive year....

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  • Cheo Tyehimba

    Cheo Tyehimba

    Author & Activist

    The 10 most important black films of the decade

    10:20 AM on 12/23/2009

    OPINION - For most readers, every "best of" list has a few near misses and at least one curious "WTF?" item that suggests the reviewer......

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  • Milton Kent

    Milton Kent

    Media & women's basketball writer for

    NFL finally comes to on impact of head trauma

    9:36 AM on 12/23/2009

    OPINION - On October 28, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was slammed about a House Judiciary Committee hearing room like a quarterback facing a blitz....

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