These articles first appeared in the magazine 'For A Change' - www.forachange.net
In 1961, after his obligatory service, General Colin Powell could have left the US Army. He didn't, he writes in his autobiography, "My American Journey," because "for a black no other avenue in American society offered so much opportunity."
Many whites have no idea what African Americans really feel about the situation.
By the time the amnesty expired only three people had returned money
Gus Envela Jr believes that too many in public life have stayed on too long.
Then, to the Mayor's surprise, Edith marched forward and grabbed the microphone.
I was the white sheep of the family
The media are given privileges and protections because they have a special function in our democracy
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