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Despite their courage and achievements in the Revolutionary War, blacks usually went unnoticed. Now, finally, one such man receives some recognition.

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The Republicans' choice of Trent Lott for minority whip exposes the party's disingenuous lip service to black voters for what it is.

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Maryland's African-American voters had to make a difficult decision on Nov. 7 -- whether to send Michael Steele, a black Republican, to the Senate, or instead back a party some feel takes them for granted.

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Upon her return from jail on a perjury conviction, the rapper Lil' Kim almost made us believe that imprisonment had afforded her time to reflect upon the demeaning portrayal of women in the rap genre. Almost.

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New Orleans' sudden death was equivalent to the slow deaths of cities like Philadelphia, Newark and Oakland. So many of the same conditions exist; only the weather is different.

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GOP'ers say it's just a coincidence that Democratic voters are the ones most likely to be disenfranchised by new photo ID requirements at the voting booths. Yeah, and I've got some fertile Missouri mules to sell you.

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