Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

‘Black lives matter’ must become more than a clever slogan

I applaud the Black Lives Matter movement for renewing attention on police violence against blacks, an issue that is as old as the republic — for black lives do matter. And black lives should always matter — even when the killers are not hyper-aggressive cops, white supremacists or other emblems of oppression. In 2011, the Read More…

Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

ISIS, Boko Haram pact could ignite ugly terror empire

The new alliance between Boko Haram, the Nigerian terror group that’s been responsible for perhaps 20,000 deaths, and the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is not just bad news for West Africa’s economic engine; it presents a headache for the rest of the world. Until it pledged its alliance to ISIS earlier this month, Read More…