Thursday 18 October 2018
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Category: Editorial, Politics


Straight No Chaser: Marion Barry will be Mayor for Life

Editorial by Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Some columns have been harder to write than others. I have literally sat down more than once to write...


Straight No Chaser: Orchids and Onions, January 2015

Editorial by Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Orchids: To the NEW Year! Hopefully, 2015 will usher in new strategies, new attitudes, more love, and...

The U.S is running out of time, ISIS must be stopped

“145 Killed, Mostly Children!” the headline read. It had been yet another grizzly massacre; one which would cause a Nazi storm trooper...


Free Associate’s Degree: A Solution, But Not the Solution

Op/ed by William E. Spriggs We should all congratulate President Barack Obama for pulling the education debate into the 21st century, or...


A Wave of Common Sense may be headed toward Buffalo: Breaching the cult-like policies of local police

Op/Ed by Chris Stevenson Recent national controversy regarding police chokeholds may be doing former Buffalo Police Officer Cariol J. Horne...

Gloria Winston Al-Sarag

Straight No Chaser: It’s Time for Us to Lead the United Way Again

Op/Ed by Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Well, we missed the opportunity to lead the Rochester Business Alliance. We were never at the table as...


Something to Think About: President Obama Has Been True to Himself

When I think about the presidency of Barack Obama, I have moved beyond the point of being mad at him, to understanding he has been true to...


Church Politics and the Contradiction of Racial Harmony: The Deaths of Young Black Males More Grievous than Some Suggest

What is this spiritual juice black ministers have been concocting with law enforcement to arrest the anger of black people over the racist...


Reflecting on the Ferguson Case

Here we are, once again in this nation, witnessing the aftermath of the tragedy in Ferguson, Mo., made national because of the implications...


Enough is Enough: Moving Past Gradualism

Editor’s Note: Columnist Howard Eagle has written the following analysis in response to the Nov. 30 Democrat and Chronicle editorial...