David A. Love

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Prince refused to be boxed in to anyone's norms, expectations or desires...
Why is that when black people are killed, either the story is ignored, or at best, it gets only second or third-tier coverage?
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stepped into a minefield when he talked about “the ghetto.” And he only made it harder on himself when he tried to explain his remarks. It all started at last Sunday’s CNN debate in Flint,...
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan, regarded as one of the most influential women to hold the position, died of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. She will be remembered for many things, especially for those who look back...
Donald Trump campaign rallies are a lot like Coke Zero. Die-hard supporters of Trump get a rich taste of of a good ol' fashion white supremacist rallies, but without the guilt and public shaming. The fact that he's the leading GOP...
At last night’s Oscars, Chris Rock spoke the truth about racism, in light of the #OscarsSoWhite protest of the absence of melanin among this year’s Academy Awards nominees. But when the folks at the Oscars are paying you, you...
Can we talk about the elephant in the room — the Republican elephant in the room? Apparently, the GOP doesn’t think the nation's first black president has the right to nominate a Supreme Court justices. Of course, it’s all...
When did America's police become so soft? This isn't to say that all police officers are cowardly; a good majority are hard-working individuals who care about and place their lives on the line for the communities they serve. However, there's no...
What’s up with Kanye man? It’s a question that people are asking these days about the larger-than-life celebrity, and they are worried about him...
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is dead at 79. The influential conservative jurist was found dead of apparent natural causes in a West Texas resort, and his family and friends should have the space to mourn him. But before...
The U.S. economy is improving, and African-Americans have made inroads since the Great Recession, but there is more work to be done in pursuing racial equality. That was the message from key cabinet members on the progress of the economy and...
Beyoncé and Bruno Mars were a sight to behold at the Super Bowl 50 halftime performance. Did you ever think you’d see so much blackness, or so many Black Panthers in Afros at a halftime show? Or any Black Panthers...
Now is the time for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to show himself the door — like today. Because at this point, resignation is about the best scenario for Snyder and for the poisoned city of Flint. Contrary to what the governor...
The Game is showing us how it’s done with his $1 million pledge to help the people in Flint, Michigan. This is important, because the rapper is setting a standard for how black celebrities, entertainers — all of us...
What do you get when you cross Sarah Palin and Clarence Thomas? You get a “Clueless” actress-turned-conservative pundit named Stacey Dash. There’s no denying it. And you know it’s true that Dash is the former half-term Alaska governor and...
The Flint water crisis and the poisoning of black children is yet another example of violence waged against African Americans each and every day...
President Obama gave his final State of the Union address Tuesday night before a packed crowd of enthusiastic supporters and critics on the other side of the aisle who have attempted to undermine his agenda from day one. And...
In a few hours, President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address. There are no reelection worries, no more attempts to reach out to the other side of the aisle when they only leave you hanging...
President Obama kicked off the new year with one of the most pressing and dire problems facing America — gun violence. When the president announced his new executive actions aimed at addressing gun violence, he welled up with tears...
President Obama is about to use his pen and issue a new wave of executive actions on gun control, as the president and top administration officials announced on Monday. The wave of mass shootings across the nation has empowered Democrats to...