5 takeaways from the Jussie Smollett hoax

by Carl Jackson -- I don't watch the show "Empire," so I'd never heard of Jussie Smollett before the story broke that he was physically assaulted in an apparent racist, homophobic attack. more…

Elizabeth Warren's stolen victimhood

by Carl Jackson -- It should come as no surprise to anyone that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., would announce her 2020 run for the presidency despite being mired in scandal. Last week more…

Racism: It's in Democrats' DNA

by Carl Jackson -- I may surprise you. I don't believe that Gov. Ralph Northam should resign. However, given the support he's lost with his colleagues in the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, more…

3 silver linings in the Covington boys hoax

by Carl Jackson -- What do you call a group of white high-school kids bullied by black adult racists and a Native American activist who lied about being victimized by that same more…

Even R. Kelly deserves due process

by Carl Jackson -- Lady Gaga, Ciara, Celine Dion and The Pussycat Dolls didn't see anything wrong with a little bump and grind when they collaborated with music icon and legend R. more…

DeSantis shows GOP how to govern

by Carl Jackson -- I guess it should come as no surprise that Florida's new governor, Ron DeSantis, is off to the races in his new role. After all, he was part more…