After my posting yesterday, a number of black religious leaders billed on the event flier for Donald Trump’s event responded that they are not endorsing him, and some are not attending at all. Among them is Bishop Clarence McClendon, who took a drumming in my last column, although I did concede that I was not […]Read more "So are there black clergy endorsing Donald Trump?"
[Correction appended] Donald Trump has promised on Monday that he will meet with over 100 black religious leaders. Although the event is billed as a meeting and not an endorsement event, certainly comes as a surprise that black clergy would be compelled to support Trump, given his stances on issues of race, among myriad other […]Read more "Who Are the Black Clergy Supporting Donald Trump?"
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There has been quite a bit of uproar in recent weeks from conservatives (and a few liberals) over race-based activism on college campuses, particularly the protesting at the University of Missouri that culminated in the president’s resignation. Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens said, “The campus uprisings of 2015 are the latest symptom of the […]Read more "Remember Campus Protests in the 60’s"
There were a number of very moving tributes in the wake of the most recent terrorist attacks in Paris. Two that touched me were Stephen Colbert’s playing of La Marseillaise on the Late Show and Cecily Strong’s bilingual English/French tribute on SNL. However, in the wake of the tributes, some people had a legitimate gripe: […]Read more "Why Don’t We Cover It?"