Posted inElections, Opinion

OPINION: 2023 State Supreme Court race and issues of race

OPINION: Although the contest for Wisconsin’s Supreme Court is nearing its final stretch, It seems that the needs of the Black voting bloc have virtually been ignored by the two candidates, Judge Protasiewicz and Dan Kelly. Like Protasiewicz, I am also a firm believer that women’s health issues, including abortion, are extremely important; however, we […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Opinion, Politics

OPINION: Call To Action

OPINION – I am not a politician; however, I am politically astute enough to know the American political system uses covertly biased policies, along with cross-party fraudulent efforts, usually clothed in deceptiveness to deceive Black folks. The poverty-stricken Black underclass are deceived and exploited for their political capital in most elections, be it local or […]

Posted inCommunity, Culture, Opinion, Police and fire

OPINION: No Way Out: The Black Community’s Issues with Guns

OPINION – While it is true that some white police officers kill Black people out of a sense of racial hatred, sometimes race isn’t the only motivating factor. Although there are some officers that view all citizens as individuals, deserving to being treated as such, others have been indoctrinated into a point of view that […]

Posted inCommunity, Elections, Letter to the Editor, Opinion, Politics

OPINION: Issues pertaining to the Wisconsin fall Senate race and Black voters

OPINION – The upcoming fall Wisconsin Senate race will be one of the most important in the state’s history, especially for the Black population of the Southeastern sectors of Racine and Kenosha. Although there are many Democratic candidates running, the seat is held by the highly conservative and eccentric Republican Ron Johnson. As a conservative, […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Who’s Killing Who?

This year the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis Minnesota, caused America and the world to concede to the reality of unjustifiable murder of unarmed Black people by the police, and the unrestricted totality of the injustices of systemic racism. Frankly speaking, these murders of Blacks by police are mostly based on racial […]

Posted inLetter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: An Awakening to The Reality of Black Political Power

Now that this election is almost over, at time of this writing, Biden/Harris are gaining in the polls, it is time that Blacks prepare to demand a serious return for their investment in the political coffers of the Democratic Party.  Without a doubt it was our participation that enabled the ticket to survive thus far.  […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor: The complexities of reforming the City of Racine’s law enforcement agencies

Although I agree that some officers of the Racine Police Department undoubtedly need to undergo resocialization training as it pertains to their dealings with the city’s Black population, I think it is imperative that the training is facilitated by local specialists. Let me be clear from the start, this applies to officers of all races […]

Posted inOpinion

OPINION: What Julian Castro’s exit from presidential election means

They said, “If you was white, you’d be alright, If you was brown, stick around, But as you’s black, oh, brother, get back, get back, get back” -Big Bill Broonzy Chester Todd Jr., 75 The disappearance of Julian Castro from the circle of Democratic Party Presidential hopefuls guarantees that the next President of the United […]

Posted inCommunity, Opinion

Opinion: Show Time in Suburbia!

The insidious and infectious nature of racism showed its despicable head at a recent basketball game between Racine Horlick and Franklin high schools. It seems that some of the kids of the white supremacist persuasion took it upon themselves to hurl racist insults at the black players from Racine. It has been my experience that […]

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