Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Anxiety looms as world follows Nigeria elections

Nigeria, Africa’s so-called giant and the world’s largest black nation, is in the news again. As usual, much of the world is watching with considerable trepidation. Next month, voters in the nation of 170 million people will go to the polls. They’ll have to decide between two hard candidates who are the current frontrunners. And, Read More…

MLK March Rally

Dream Denied

By Thandi Chimurenga Contributing Writer Every year, the scene is the same: Millions of well-meaning patriots gather in parks and parades to salute peace activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and honor his fabled dream of an all-inclusive, color-blind America. Less attention is paid, however, to King’s fight for economic equality in America, which was Read More…


Beck finally meets with Ford protesters

Staff and Wire Services LOS ANGELES — After 10 days of camping outside the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters, dealing with frigid temperatures, the bust-up of their encampment and arrests, Police Chief Charlie Beck finally met with members of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles last Friday to discuss their demands. Demonstrators vowed to continuing protesting Read More…