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Entries by Byron Williams from 03/2012

Dangerous Moral Cynicism Rears Its Head on Both Sides of the Aisle

| Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

It is rather arrogant and contradictory to run for Congress, proclaiming one's hatred for the institution that is Washington, D.C., vowing not to compromise, while promising to change the political tone.

Is America Still a Great Nation?

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Is America still a great nation? With more than 1000 military bases over the globe, there is no question the world feels the presence of the Pentagon...

Rustin Was One of America's Social Pioneers on Two Fronts

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Black Voices

This past week marked the centennial of the birth of b. For those who are unaware of Rustin's significant contributions to American democracy in the 20th century, he was one of the behind-the-scene pillars of what became known as the civil rights movement.

Trayvon Martin: Another Crime of Absurdity

| Posted 03.30.2012 | Black Voices

Beyond the absurdity of a death that should not have occurred, demands of "Justice for Trayvon Martin," though well intentioned, are equally absurd. A desire that Zimmerman be brought to trial should not be conflated with justice for a 17-year-old who has taken his last breath.