These days the “Twitterverse” is inescapable and who can believe that just a decade ago the term “tweet” was still associated with birds. But…
RAYNARD JACKSON (NNPA)—Two weeks ago, I was sent a video of a Hispanic woman interrupting a speech by Jeff Stratton, president of McDonald’s USA. He was giving a speech at the Union League Club of Chicago. Nancy Salgado, the Hispanic woman in question, became Exhibit A for what’s gone wrong in today’s workforce: rudeness and what the Bible calls slothfulness.
Legendary Pirates sluuger Dave Parker is interviewed at the 1979 All-Star Game. During a 19-year career with five teams, Parker was nicknamed ‘Cobra’ because of his lethal bat and cannon-like arm. (AP Photo/File) The great Dave Parker of the “We are Fam-i-lee” Pirate folklore has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Trust me, “The Cobra” will strike back.
By LZ Granderson GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (CNN) — If September 11, 2001, was the day everything changed, then April 15, 2013, serves as another reminder of that change, of our frailties and of a new reality in which “it can’t happen here” has been replaced by “it can happen anywhere.”
ROLAND MARTIN by William Reed (NNPA)–CNN contributor Roland Martin, who departed the network on April 6, has been named the National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) 2013 Journalist of the Year.
by Ruben Navarrette Jr. (CNN) — It’s a good thing that Barack Obama is only the president of the United States and leader of the free world, and that he doesn’t have a really important job like television sportscaster.
LZ GRANDERSON by LZ Granderson (CNN) — When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, he reportedly said Democrats would…
BILL NEAL :10 Hey, here’s a bulletin! Just because a girl is high, drunk, knocked out, whatever, doesn’t give anyone the right to do anything to her. Let alone rape! The two punk jocks from Steubenville should get more than a year in the juvenile system. I’m just saying!
ROLAND MARTIN by Roland Martin (CNN) — If you listen to the groupthink echo-chamber know-it-alls in Washington, the Republican Party has been decimated, destroyed, discombobulated…