I'm tired of Wall Street benefiting while Main Street USA -- and far too many of those Americans who suffer in silence on our nation's side streets -- wait in frustration for a good faith show of support.
California city councilperson Acquanetta Warren cheered the Arizona immigration law at her campaign stops at black churches. She didn't stop there. Warren is a Republican, running for a state assembly seat, and she's black.
The big phone and cable companies are pulling out all the stops in their campaign against net neutrality. We want to make clear how important this issue is to the African-American community, and why it is a 21st century civil rights issue.
It's perfectly acceptable for groups of Americans to push the government to deal with their causes, so black leaders who want to go easy on this president because he is black are failing their constituents.
Yes, people of all races are suffering mightily in the Great Recession, with one in eight families now receiving food stamps. But as our grandmothers used to say, when whites catch a cold, Blacks catch pneumonia.
There is a misplaced assumption that because African-Americans are more likely to be unemployed or poor, the policies designed to create jobs will benefit them evenly or in proportion to their disadvantage.