8 hours ago | Columns
Al Golden is out of excuses. As the coach's University of Miami Hurricanes gear up for the September 5 opening home game versus Bethune-Cookman University, there's little reason to believe the team will make the national championship playoffs. Las...
7 days ago | Columns
Though school begins this week, three boys from Overtown won't get a fresh start. Earlier this month, Ernest Rowell and Khalib Newkirk were arrested for the murder of 10-year-old Marlon Eason. According to police, either Rowell, who is 18 years ol...
14 days ago | Columns
Donald Trump has hijacked the Republican Party’s conservative base. Fox News and the other billionaires funding Trump’s GOP opponents can’t do anything to stop him. The more outrageous Trump gets, the more popular he becomes. After insinuating tha...
21 days ago | Columns
In January, as part of President Obama's $15 billion plan to expand Head Start, Miami-Dade was awarded $290 million in federal funds to "provide opportunities for low-income children and their families." Eight months later, county officials haven'...
28 days ago | Columns
As the 2015 Miami Dolphins training camp kicks into high gear, Fins fans' annual preseason cockiness reaches stratospheric levels. Just recently, a Harvard University study pegged the Dolphins — owners of an 8-8 record last year and a seven-year p...
1 month ago | Columns
On August 4, my memoir, The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City, will go on sale. I hope many young African-Americans who think the odds are stacked against them will read it and be inspired. I wrote the book, which is prev...