Minimum wage – maximum con

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- Minimum-wage fever is running high. Led by its progressive mayor, Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council has followed San Francisco, Oakland and Seattle off the cliff, voting more…

Booker T.'s heaven vs. Michelle O's hell

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- The Obamas are "free at last" from having to face the voters again – and free to tell us what they really think. For Barack, there's no longer more…

Open letter to single black mothers

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- [caption id="attachment_1972145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Baltimore mom Toya Graham catches her 16-year-old son as he attempts to throw a rock at police[/caption] "I just lost it." – Toya Graham, more…

Where are the men of Baltimore?

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- The city of Baltimore is reeling. It has lost all sense of order. It has lost the sense of stability that the presence of good men provides. Since more…

Blacks: Rethink your war on cops

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- The West Memphis NAACP has legitimized and inflamed the war on cops by urging blacks to arm up against them. "Law enforcement has to understand, you cannot do more…

Lynching 1 white cop won't save 1 black life

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime … nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law more…

What's wrong with discrimination?

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- Discrimination: noun discrim·ina·tion: The ability to recognize the difference between things that are of good quality and those that are not – Merriam Webster Dictionary At the request more…

War declared on Christians: What'll you do?

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- "The war is actually begun! … Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle?" – Patrick Henry An unholy war has been declared against more…

Boiling point: Let's talk about black racism

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- Starbucks' "Race Together" campaign was intended to kick-start a national conversation about race relations, but, ironically, the effort has exposed a deep-seated racism in the black community. The more…