As individuals read the Bible, "Frequently, I think, people come to a new position, or find some nuance in what they already thought," he said.
For the DNC to become relevant again, it needs to truly embrace that spirit of "change" from 2008 and support some real Progressives for Congress in 2012.
In the midst of international turmoil and instability, sadly, many Americans have become displaced within their own country and forgotten in the influx of seemingly endless challenges and complexities.
Cornel West's public battle with Al Sharpton is nothing more than a continuation of a relatively healthy tradition, but we must be sure to take the energy from this debate and translate it into productive activity.
As much as the black community despises the Tea Party, we'd be wise to learn a few things from the way they've come together to shape the direction of our nation.
With regard to the direction of black America, the debate seems both perpetually engaging and consistently volatile. It is further complicated by the famous black guy in the Oval Office.
Unless you're plugged into international news organizations, you wouldn't know that many of the WikiLeaks cables delve into African issues. The responsible mouthpieces have been silent.
As he prepares for a possible 2012 presidential run, the Bloomberg regime in New York City may be unraveling at the end of 2010. So far his endless su...
Does Bloomberg regard himself as a Rupert Murdoch of the political center or a presidential candidate in waiting? Or is he just afraid of becoming irrelevant?
Say it ain't so, Ray Kelly. Say it was a mistake, that the media got it wrong, that you didn't hold a news conference pushing gun control with The Rev Al Sharpton last Friday at One Police Plaza.
Newt Gingrich's schtick is Scorched Earth meets Straw Man. He not only incinerates the hypothetical Straw Man -- he also verbally salts the soil where the Straw Man's make-believe family lives after razing their made-up home.
Some time ago Sanchez invited me to appear on his program. The major question he asked me was whether Jews have a dual loyalty, to Israel and the US. The question was not intended as friendly.
Gingrich is saying nothing less than that Barack Obama has a heart of darkness. None of this makes any sense until you realize that Newt Gingrich has become nothing more than a Sarah Palin who actually studied in college.
What should President Obama do to try to restore trust between the U.S. and Israel, and to try to regain some confidence among American Christian and Jewish supporters of Israel? He should visit Israel.
Sherrod's resignation allows her to join the ranks of high profile Black Americans eagerly demonized in the press.
We our now entering the second round of "Race to the Top." State legislatures are busy worshiping at the alter of "charter schools" in order to establish their eligibility.