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Key to Increasing Minority Broadcast Ownership: Cultivating Relationships

Key to Increasing Minority Broadcast Ownership: Cultivating Relationships

As the largest U.S. minority broadcast owner, I believe JSAs (joint services agreements) and SSAs (sales service agreements) are critically important to providing a pathway for minorities to enter into broadcast ownership.

Column: Is Donald Trump losing his party with his rhetoric and leadership style?

Column: Is Donald Trump losing his party with his rhetoric and leadership style?

Dog-whistle politics are not unfamiliar in America. Democrats are certainly known to use the specter of civil rights abuses to drum up black votes. Republicans have consistently campaigned on the platform of law and order, using images of black criminals to scare voters into supporting more conservative policies...

Louisiana, Minnesota shootings prove clear and deadly double standard

Louisiana, Minnesota shootings prove clear and deadly double standard

As a licensed firearm carrier, I have had to undergo significant and ongoing training, both in the safe operation of firearms, as well as the legal and prudential implications of bearing arms as a civilian. One of the first things they teach you in training is that when you are pulled over or detained by a police officer, you have a duty to disclose to the officer that you are carrying a firearm that you are legally licensed to possess.  

Brexit Perspective From Ground Level

Brexit Perspective From Ground Level

Being in Europe and interacting with many one on one across the spectrum, truly gives a different perspective and feelings about Brexit.  Since 2007, it has been a right of European Union (EU) member states to withdraw from the EU per Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union. On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom 

Hillary: All Fizzle And No Sizzle

Hillary: All Fizzle And No Sizzle

‘All sizzle and no steak,’ is a long-standing American idiom denoting someone who is full of style and flash, but lacks substance. But what about the opposite? – All Steak and no sizzle. Well, that might be ok, at least you’re getting a steak. But Hillary Clinton’s campaign of late may be a case of the worst of both worlds: all fizzle and no sizzle.

Reflections on the Charleston Church Shootings One Year Later

Reflections on the Charleston Church Shootings One Year Later

One year, that seems as if it passed in the blink of an eye. It can rush by in the day-to-day chaos that all too often defines our busy lives. One year can slip by unnoticed, as imperceptible as the beating of a heart, the flutter of a loved one’s memory through the mind. I know this because I have lived it.