Democrats are somehow surprised and shocked that a Republican majority Supreme Court is going to overturn Roe v. Wade. For some reason, they believe Republican Supreme Court nominees when they testify that they would follow stare decisis and not overturn the landmark 1973 decision. For the r…
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
WNBA Phoenix Mercury superstar Brittney Griner is rotting in a Russian jail. The U.S. Consulate finally got access to her after a month of repeated attempts to make sure she is safe and not being mistreated. Griner played basketball for Russia in the offseason and was detained in February fo…
I have been closely following the debate over whether to move Miami’s urban development boundary (UDB) to develop the South Dade Logistics and Technology District (SDLTD). As a member of Community Council 15, I reviewed the SDLTD and supported it. After hearing arguments both for and against…
Tuesday, May 03, 2022
With less than four months until the primary election, Congressman Charlie Crist stressed a need for party unity among the Democratic gubernatorial candidates this past weekend, and rightly so.
It’s a critical election year, and the Aug. 23 primary and Nov. 8 general election will be here faster than you think. Many candidates have yet to declare, but local elections in Miami-Dade’s 34 municipalities – scattered throughout the year – are worth your attention. Go to MiamiDade.gov, c…
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
When I was growing up, words like courage, integrity, honesty and public service meant something. After four years of President Trump, it appears that lying, cheating, stealing, cowardice and insurrection against the U.S. democracy have absolutely no consequence to being a Republican leader.
As the United States continues to grapple with its legacy of systemic racism, debates on issues such as police brutality and racial profiling, the economic gulf between Blacks and whites, and the dearth of access to affordable educational opportunities, there is one area that has received fa…
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
It should come as no surprise that on Monday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed establishment candidate Charlie Crist in the 2022 Florida governor’s race.
Black Americans have enjoyed an enduring bond with Africa and their brothers and sisters living on the continent, with many U.S.-based civil rights agencies, clergy members and African American organizations taking a keen interest in the welfare of citizens in the 55-nation motherland.
Former Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has called out a Capital Grille in Georgia after she said she was turned away from the restaurant for wearing leggings.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Finally, after 100 years and multiple attempts, federal legislation was passed outlawing lynching and making it a federal crime. The Emmett Till Antilynching Act passed through the House and Senate and was recently signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Gov. Ron DeSantis traveled to the Florida Panhandle Friday to dispense $23 million in infrastructure grants, but spent the bulk of his time complaining about the Biden administration and culture war sore spots.
A three-judge panel on Monday correctly declined the state’s request to put a hold on a federal lawsuit that seeks to have the court draw new congressional district lines, setting a schedule for a mid-May trial even as legislators prepare for a special session next week on the issue.
Tuesday, April 05, 2022
THIS WEEK'S TOP 10
MAY 11-17, 2022
- Demand far outpacing supply
- 10 dead in racist mass shooting against Black community in Buffalo, NY
- US boards still disproportionately white as diversity rises
- Miami Grand Prix excites with Lewis Hamilton
- Traffic, not noise, biggest F1 issue in Miami Gardens
- Black districts restored when judge says DeSantis' Congress map unconstitutional
- Rising costs drive residents to food banks in droves
- Charlie Crist calls DeSantis ‘authoritarian’ in campaign speech