Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

Nonprofits plan for 400 units, addiction services at Shattuck

Some street changes along Orange Line to be permanent

R&B, jazz musician, composer Ledisi heads to Berklee

READ PRINT EDITION

editorial

Editorial
When you take something that doesn’t belong to you, it’s theft
An assertion that many Americans seem to believe is that “No one is above the law.” However, the unequal application of the law against Blacks as compared with highly regarded whites indicates that the principle is a lie.
>
The news media finally gives Biden his due
read more
Editorial
The news media finally gives Biden his due
Perhaps now with the Inflation Reduction Act passed, voters will begin to recognize that Joe Biden has been an extraordinarily successful president.
>
Editorial
Reducing the high cost of being Black
Blacks often have difficulty benefitting from industrial plans to compensate them for workplace injuries.
>
Trump’s disregard for American democracy
read more
Editorial
Trump’s disregard for American democracy
One wonders what the reaction will be when Blacks realize from the primary election results that many whites no longer respect America as a democratic republic.
>
Kevin Hayden for Suffolk County D.A.
read more
Editorial
Kevin Hayden for Suffolk County D.A.
Kevin Hayden has always been regarded as a man of high principal and character. It is disheartening to see Black activists turn on a member of the community.
>
President Biden’s sustained defense of America
read more
Editorial
President Biden’s sustained defense of America
Americans often expect instant results from any undertaking by political leaders. Consequently, the recent drone strike that killed the leader of Al Qaeda demonstrates the result of a strategy that was 21 years in its execution. At times, voters were unreasonably critical of President Biden’s patient execution of the plan, but his strategy produced results.
>
American justice gone awry
read more
Editorial
American justice gone awry
The Fourth of July is a good time for American citizens to reconsider the proposed liberties of the United States of America. Today the country must cope with controversies as compelling as issues that ignited the Civil War. However, social developments since the 1860s have created new issues.
>
Editorial
A heterogeneous culture
A common objective among those working to achieve racial equality is to attain a spirit of unity among their adherents. This is more difficult than it might seem because there is a false belief in America that individuals are primarily defined by the color of their skin. Therefore, all Blacks are considered to be the same, although they are not.
>
A Texas holiday causes confusion
read more
Editorial
A Texas holiday causes confusion
What is the merit in having Black progeny be conscious of the 2½ year extended servitude of Black slaves who had been freed by Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation?
>
The right candidate for the job?
read more
Editorial
The right candidate for the job?
There is one office that requires special qualifications, and the voters alone have to determine which of the candidates is most likely to serve the public interests the best. That post is district attorney.
>
With Austin in charge, Biden defends democracy
read more
Editorial
With Austin in charge, Biden defends democracy
While the Democrats presently have margin in the House of Representatives (221-209), the U.S. Senate is already equally divided, but two Democratic senators, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, can already not be relied upon to vote for issues supported by President Biden. Consequently, Blacks should expect the president to have difficulty implementing “Build Back Better” programs that are opposed by Republicans.
>
Develop models for success
read more
Editorial
Develop models for success
A common attribute of human beings everywhere is the desire to be respected by members of one’s family and have a place within the tribal structure. Rejection can provoke a violent reaction. Youngsters involved in violence are often known to assert that they are responding to being disrespected. It has been difficult for Blacks to be able to maintain respectful treatment in America.
>
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner