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ISIS like Lee, destroyers of America

The next time an ISIS follower comes to America to destroy America we should put up a statue to honor him on Monument Avenue. He would be in good company. If we don’t like destroyers of America why do we ...

Confederate statues belong in museums

As shown in Charlottesville, the monument controversy can have some dangerous results. Here in Richmond, the police and other law enforcement had time to prepare for the rally. There were no deaths and only a few arrests. I guess each ...

We’re Americans, too!

Throughout #45’s campaign, he made a great issue about “Making America Great Again” and “America(ns) First.” Those who voted for him obviously believed him. Given his professed preeminence for everything American, it is reasonable to think that after a natural ...

What is a Black Identity Extremist?

While White men are beating Black men on the streets of Charlottesville, Va., while a lone White wolf is shooting people from the Mandalay Bay Hotel, while the word “terrorist” is hardly used to describe these men, the FBI, under ...

Good luck

We congratulate the School Board on its selection of Cheryl L. Burke to succeed Nadine Marsh-Carter as the 7th District representative.

Yes on Proposition A

For decades, as our school buildings have grown older and begun to decay, we, the people, have had little say in whether city leaders should completely renovate them or replace them with modern structures. Unlike the counties, which must get ...

Gillespie’s biased ads offend voter

Dear Ed Gillespie, You are aiding and abetting in the type of repulsive politics that could make the Republican Party as notorious as the swastika.

Fake math fuels Trump’s lopsided, lousy tax reform

“Rightful taxation is the price of social order. In other words, it is that portion of the citizen’s property which he yields up to the government in order to provide for the protection of all the rest. It is not ...

When in doubt, blame Obama

“Bump stocks.” Hardly anyone had heard about them before they were found in the late Las Vegas sniper’s arsenal. Association with that massacre has made the devices, which can enable a semiautomatic rifle to fire almost as rapidly as a ...

How do they get away with it?

The New York Times was reporting well-known rumors and accusations when it broke the story Thursday that big-shot movie mogul and Miramax founder Harvey Weinstein allegedly had a long history of sexually harassing, abusing and victimizing countless women. But Mr. ...

53 and counting

Lifelong friends with unbreakable links shot to death in gunfire that leaves people scrambling and screaming for help. Cell phones click to record the chaos unfolding in the dark. Family members and others react in stunned disbelief when hearing the ...

Supporting educational choice for our children

Trice Edney News Wire/EducationPost.org We are two black men separated by 42 years in age. But we are bound by our collective rage about what is happening to our people.

Hugh Hefner’s ‘playboy’ legacy

Hugh Hefner’s death on Sept. 27 at age 91 brought to mind a special piece of history that we have in our house: A Braille edition of Playboy magazine.

Flag drenched in blood

I am not sure why the national anthem and the so-called American flag are part of our nation’s sports pageantry. Before 2009, while the national anthem was played, sports gladiators were not required to suit up, stand up and put ...

Stop the violence

Blacksburg, Va. Newtown, Conn. Aurora, Colo. Charleston, S.C. San Bernardino, Calif. Orlando, Fla.