ABOUT Sophia Nelson
July 14, 2010
Yes, the Tea Party movement is overwhelmingly white. But this writer says the black community should stop being emotional and consider the facts.
His nominee for the high court is qualified, but why weren't more black women considered?
Charlie Crist's exit from the GOP signals the end of the Grand Old Party as we knew it.
The Mississippi governor's comments on slavery remind me of my rude awakening as a young black Republican.
Essence’s fashion and beauty editor steps out on her own after 30 years.
It’s not because of race, but his long history of insulting his constituents.
There’s a better defense against terrorism than having the president take the blame; it’s all about sharing information.
Virginia businesswoman Sheila Johnson made a winning bet by supporting a Republican. Are you taking notes?
Just because I disagree with the conventional black political thinking does not make me a sellout.
Like CNN and MSNBC, Fox is part of the free press that we all should revere and support.
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February 05, 2010
It's hard to find the words to describe a woman who has truly transformed and impacted the image of black female feminity and beauty more than Mikki Taylor.
I don’t agree with Rep. Grayson’s remarks any more than I agree with the actions of Rep. Joe Wilson, who could not restrain himself from yelling “You lie!” at the President of the United States of America. But they show that members of Congress are not the mature adults we all deserve working on our behalf in Washington, D.C.
Clair Huxtable came into my life in 1984, my junior year of high school. And from that moment forward, she was a role model for me and all I aspired to be: a wife, a mom, a successful attorney and a well-poised, fabulously dressed, attractive black woman.
It used to be that black folks as a people did not behave badly in public. What happened?
If I didn't know any better I would swear that Jimi was talking to his fellow brothers because when one looks objectively and honestly at the sorry statistics that Jimi sites in his piece--the problem is not with the sisters. Sisters are excelling--they are outperforming--they are handling their business in all aspects of their lives except one--in our relationships with our black men. Why is that?
Barack Hussein Obama, opened his much-anticipated speech to Muslims world-wide with greetings of gratitude and peace -- "Shukran" and “As-Salaam-Alaikum."