2021 brings hope to Blacks, Browns and women, with Trump on the verge of exiting into the trashcan of history

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU Arguably, CNN commentator Van Jones’ emotional breakdown immediately after the network called the election for former Vice President Joe Biden on November 7 resonated with a large … Read More

Blacks, Browns and Native Americans: Let’s go vote to save our lives

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU It’s often said “This is the most important election of our lifetime.” Probably more than any other elections in our nation’s history, the 2020 presidential election will … Read More

Trump shamefully rolls back Michelle Obama’s much-praised school lunch program

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU It’s no secret that Donald Trump is a fundamentally racist man. The facts speak for themselves and there is no need to list them here, other than … Read More

From reprimanding Rep. Omar to a broad anti-hate vote: the beginning of the end of double-standard in Washington?

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU Just minutes ago, the U.S. House of Representatives now led by a Democratic majority overwhelmingly passed an anti-hate resolution triggered by statements made over the past two … Read More

Where did we go so wrong to allow our democracy to trip?

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU In the wee hours of November 9, 2016 our democracy tripped, and a man with dangerous behaviors and frightful ideas claimed victory. Today, the proclaimed winner, a … Read More

President Trump? The gods must be crazy!

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU Founder & Publisher of “The African” Bleeding heavily everywhere from self-inflicted wounds of proven women’s groping and blatant racist statements, and limping all the way to the … Read More

The signs are clear: Our children’s children will end racism

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU According to recent statistics based on interviews conducted by reliable organizations—including the Associated Press—with Americans from all walks of life, anti-black racism has been on the rise … Read More