Is Sen. Harry Reid
from outer space?

by Mychal Massie -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., commented the following regarding Harriet Miers' withdrawal of her name for consideration to the Supreme Court: "The radical right wing of the more…

The bitter pill of hatred

by Mychal Massie -- Hatred is a bitter pill to swallow; especially for the people afflicted by it. More often than not, hatred is the confluence of fear, lies and ignorance into more…

King's dream – Farrakhan's nightmare

by Mychal Massie -- Forty years ago, more than 250,000 people, over 50,000 of them white, marched on Washington led by Dr. Martin Luther King. This past weekend, several thousands of blacks more…

'Ugly is as ugly does'

by Mychal Massie -- My grandmother used to say: "Ugly is as ugly does." In the case of Elaine Harrington of San Antonio, Texas, who wrote me "suggesting" I was a "nigger more…

They can't tell the truth

by Mychal Massie -- Surfing the dial immediately after the Senate with near unanimity (78-22), voted to confirm John Roberts as the 17th chief justice of the Supreme Court, I reflected upon more…

The lie that keeps on living

by Mychal Massie -- A recent Washington Post article ("Incompetence, Not Racism" by Richard Cohen, Sept. 20) caught my attention. It was an excellent commentary refuting the ridiculous accusations that slow response more…

Poisoned fruit
of racial demagoguery

by Mychal Massie -- Just hours after Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, the usual cast of characters were standing before cameras with the pained facial expressions normally associated with those suffering from more…

Elijah (Cummings) and 'god'

by Mychal Massie -- Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., made a startling revelation during a press conference held by the Congressional Black Caucus. Cummings professed to know the mind of God saying, "To more…

Fleas come with the dog

by Mychal Massie -- My grandmother used to say: "The fleas come with the dog." Seldom have I seen her adage more graphically proven accurate than within the membership associations of groups more…

Complaining isn't enough

by Mychal Massie -- The fourth anniversary of 9-11 is upon us, and for all of the memorializing, concerts, candlelight vigils, special services and, yes, loss of life, America has learned nothing more…