Commentary and Opinions

Willie Brown: Kamala Harris Should ‘Politely Decline’ Any Offer to Be Biden’s Running Mate

By Zack Budryk From thehill.com Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (D) advised Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) to “politely decline” any offer to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate. Brown wrote that the vice presidency would likely hinder any further political ambitions for Harris. “Historically, the vice presidency has often ended up being a dead end. For…

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The Political and Media Witch Hunt of Dr. Immanuel Must Stop!

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief When I look at how they are tearing down Dr. Stella Immanuel, I am reminded of what Isaiah said, “Whose report will you believe?”I am speaking of Black people specifically and others in general, whose report will you believe? Will you believe the white mainstream media or will you believe a Black…

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Reader’s Response: Thank you Dr. Randy Short

  From:JD Speigner In reply to Dr. Randy Short. Thank you Dr. Randy Short. I have been watching this ‘pomp and circumstance’ parade and wondering what the ultimate purpose is. I recall hearing about the bridge as a child born in the middle 1950’s and as such trying to mentally and academically reason why he has…

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Dr. Stella Immanuel: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

By Caroline Warnock From the Heavy.com   Dr. Stella Immanuel is the Houston doctor who is advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus. Immanuel, 55, went viral after championing the use of the drug in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on July 27 as part of the America’s Frontline Doctors Summit.…

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Negrogate Part II: The Beatification of John Lewis When Cowardice, Subservience and Servile Obedience is Celebrated as Heroic Leadership

  By Dr. Randy Short Arguably, some of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most powerful and thought-provoking quotations concerned ignorance and moral cowardice. There is a ceremonial styrofoam Martin Luther King, Jr. that even the most debased racist or self-hating Black assimilationist can feel comfortable, and there is a serious and uncompromising Martin Luther…

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Why Save the Children of Mound Bayou?

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief You say, “Why save the children of Mound Bayou?” I say save the children of Mound Bayou because the children of Mound Bayou are special, they are different, they are exceptional, they are phenomenal. And they are worth saving in order to save the soul of Mound Bayou, thus, save the…

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Opinion: The Shameful “Black Lives” Hypocrisy of Uber, Lyft and Other Gig Companies

Cherri Murphy | Special to California Black Media Partners  To executives at Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, Postmates, and other gig companies: We are the workers who power the core of your businesses and we write in response to your recent comments on the Black Lives Matter movement. Your statements have included various platitudes about your commitment to racial justice and…

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COVID Prison Release: State To Start With Non-Violent Inmates Over Age 30

Joe Paul, Managing Director of the Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership and Director of Political and Civic Affairs, City of Refuge Church-L.A. By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media Prison officials announced July 10 that an estimated 8,000 incarcerated individuals will be eligible for early release by the end of August, in order to stem the…

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