A real choice in Illinois

by Star Parker -- It seems almost providential that the first contest for the United States Senate between two black men, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Alan Keyes, is taking place in more…

Dividing in hopes of conquering

by Star Parker -- Democratic pollster Peter Hart commented the other day at a Washington seminar that liberal and conservative labels are not playing anymore to the nation's voters. In his view, more…

Sharpton a good fit for Democrats

by Star Parker -- I never thought I'd be nodding my head in agreement with Al Sharpton. However, I certainly was when, at the conclusion of his address to the Democratic National more…

Save people – not the system

by Star Parker -- Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently raised eyebrows when, in Capitol Hill testimony about the federal budget, he suggested we need to cut Social Security benefits. The chairman's more…

Reflections on Martin Luther King

by Star Parker -- Men and women who have made a mark on history remain under endless scrutiny – and the writing and re-writing of their history. Were they good? Evil? Great? more…

Role models matter

by Star Parker -- A little recent weekend channel surfing resulted in an encounter with "Jesse Ventura's America" on MSNBC. Intrigued by something new, I sat and listened, and concluded that the more…

Free Janice Rogers Brown

by Star Parker -- As Congress goes into recess, it appears President Bush's latest nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Janice Rogers Brown, will meet the same more…

Politics of sex, politics of race

by Star Parker -- The Supreme Court of Massachusetts has opened the door for homosexual marriage in that state. Let me explain why, specifically as a black conservative, this development deeply concerns more…

Getting off the government plantation

by Star Parker -- The season of presidential politics is once again upon us, and once again the Democrats demonstrate they never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. The Democratic presidential more…

Blacks, Bryant & the Ten Commandments

by Star Parker -- In an op-ed I recently wrote regarding the Kobe Bryant affair, I issued a clarion call to black leadership to begin holding black athletes and entertainers accountable for more…