Category Archives: Black & White & Other Colors

Quote of The Week: Rep. Ilhan Omar vs. the House GOP


Rep. Omar’s Speech on Republicans’ Partisan Efforts to Remove her from Foreign Affairs Committee

A Jaw-Dropping NC Governor’s Race Has Begun!

Anti-Gay? Anti-Science? Antisemitic? Run for Governor of North Carolina!

Frank Bruni

Reflections on the mess (and magic) of politics and life.

Mr. Bruni is a contributing Opinion writer who was on the staff of The Times for more than 25 years.

Robinson’s book is a hot seller at his preaching gigs.

The 2024 governor’s race in North Carolina just got underway. You care.

Not because this state is the nation’s ninth most populous, though that’s reason enough. But because what happens here is a referendum on how low Republicans will sink and how far they can nonetheless get.

Attorney General Josh Stein of North Carolina announced his candidacy last week. At present he’s the likeliest Democratic nominee

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The Anti-Creed of Zora Neale Hurston

NOTE: I’m just beginning to learn about Black author Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960). While lionized by many today, she also has critics, literary, social and political.

Unlike many other prominent Black artists, Hurston was politically quite conservative, what could now be called an “Old Right” Republican. She has also been claimed by libertarians. Continue reading The Anti-Creed of Zora Neale Hurston