Columnists Opinion Pastors Corner

PASTOR’S CORNER: God’s solution to money problems

The economy is booming, according to the White House. The administration proves its point by the Big Board, which is currently in territory never before seen in corporate America. But is that really a valid measurement of the health of the national economy? In my view, it seems to measure only the health of the Read More…

Columnists Opinion Starlett Quarles

THE X FACTOR: Juneteenth, reparations and our economic freedom

On June 19, we celebrated 154 years of freedom in the state of Texas with the African American holiday of Juneteenth. Although the Emancipation Proclamation became effective on Jan. 1, 1863, the entire abolishment of slavery in America was said to have not been truly enforced until June 19, 1865. However, even though chattel slavery Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Blacks and L.A. street construction projects

It was a surreal sight. Three young black men standing idly on a South Los Angeles street corner. Directly across from them was a street construction project. Not one of the workers on the site were African American. The site was on a street corner in what is still a predominantly black neighborhood. With the Read More…