Category: Opinion

Dejected? Not Me

by Errington C. Thompson, MD It is a little after 9 p.m. on election night. Many Americans are watching the Internet or their TV and Read more »

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Wake Up, Black Asheville

By Willie Cameron, Jr. I have been defending black people in this country every chance I got since I was 13 years old. For some Read more »

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Too Little, Too Late – Too Obvious

By Thomas Mills Well, Richard Burr is a little short, and a little too late. He’s offered up an alternative to Obamacare that he claims Read more »

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Thank You Mr. President!

Thank you, Mr. President, for being the honorable man that you are. I regret that the Hagan organization misread the North Carolina electorate by not Read more »

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Serious Complexity of the Middle East

by Errington C. Thompson, MD Have you taken some time and just simply looked at a map of the Middle East? It looks like some Read more »

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Racist Double Whammy

By William A. Collins – African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the Great Recession and the Great Disenfranchisement. Last one hired, first one fired; That’s Read more »

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CFPB Seeks $569M in Loan Forgiveness from Corinthian Colleges

By Charlene Crowell A college education is supposed to open the doors to life-long careers and entry into America’s middle class. Yet students who enrolled Read more »

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Ferguson, MO: a Window Into the Past

by Errington C. Thompson, MD Sometimes I think I’m in the movie Back to the Future, able to hop in my DeLorean and go time-traveling. Read more »

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Do You Want Some Hogwash with That Burger?

By Jim Hightower A sneaky tax dodge is driving the Burger King-Tim Hortons merger. Burger King bills itself as “home of the Whopper,” a name Read more »

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How to Save the Life of the Next Michael Brown

By Camisha Jones We all must build a common understanding of race, become aware of the role we play in upholding systems of oppression, and Read more »

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