'Isms' and the death knell of America

by Ben Kinchlow -- Not too long ago, I had the privilege of visiting Springfield, Ill. The trip to Illinois came right on the heels of a visit to Memphis, Tenn. Now, more…

The black, the blonde and the bishop

by Ben Kinchlow -- Herein are comments and thoughts taken verbatim from three people who contacted me regarding my previous commentaries. I chose from all email, letters, phone or in-person contacts because more…

From segregation to affirmative action

by Ben Kinchlow -- I am not on a racial tear! I fully intended to move on to another arena after my last three commentaries, but numerous emails and personal contacts seem more…

Are blacks hypocrites or stupid?

by Ben Kinchlow -- In America "back in the day," just as there were essentially two political parties, Democrat and Republican, there were also, in essence, two classes of blacks – "house more…

Are blacks hypocrites or stupid? Part 1

by Ben Kinchlow -- President Barack Hussein Obama's assertions that 1) "We are no longer just a Christian nation" and 2) "[W]e'd be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world" more…

And the standard is …?

by Ben Kinchlow -- In the Roman Empire, a mile was known as "mille passuum," which is Latin for 1,000 paces. In this case, a pace consisted of "five sandal-shod Roman feet" more…

Lest we forget

by Ben Kinchlow -- Well, it's over and, for the most part, forgotten. The attendees have all returned to their respective kingdoms, caliphates or dictatorships. Despite the fact that more than 100,000 more…

The black paradox

by Ben Kinchlow -- Many Americans assume, without knowing why, that certain things are forbidden by the Constitution while other things are constitutional rights. For example, while many believe that prayer and more…

Bon voyage!

by Ben Kinchlow -- Well, they did it, and again they had the temerity to cross denominational, political and racial lines – and this in the last of the Deep South states. more…