December 31, 2020 – January 13, 2021
- What Will Anti-Trump, Biden Voters Do About Mfume?
As reported in The Atlantic magazine’s "The Crime-Bill Debate Shows How Short Americans’ Memories Are," Mfume declared, “I don’t care what color you are, if you are a criminal, you aren’t going to like the crime bill.” However, Mfume not only got 100 percent ratings from the NAACP, but headed the nation’s oldest civil rights organization.
November 19 – December 02, 2020
- America is Not Only Me; Not Only You
Tom Cole (R–OK) told Politico, "We will press [Democrats] hard on the floor over the next two years to set up repeated situations where their vulnerable members have to cast tough votes." (The NAACP gave Cole an F, or rating of 23 percent in 2019.) POH will be disciplined, more strategic, keep our hands on the plough, and not aid Tom Cole. ”
August 13 – August 26, 2020
- Are LatinX More Diverse than African-Americans?
With a series of very short commentaries and links, we provide our view on the subject: “Is the LatinX community more diverse than those who routinely identify as “traditional” African-American” to help readers arrive at their own conclusions. We use the picture and story of Roberto Clemente to represent the diversity of our Spanish speaking and influenced cousins. There is also a link to our review of the play “The Roberto Clemente Story.”
June 04 – June 17, 2020
- Perfect Is Not on the Ballot
The hard news stories on the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd flipped the page and away from the soft news story of Joe Biden’s self-described “cavalier,” statement: "you ain’t Black" if you're struggling to decide whether to back me or Trump. Instead of only sharing our view, let us first share the views of two of our Port Of Harlem Facebook friends.
September 12 – September 25, 2019
Sax suggested that our dead relatives who were neither Christian nor Islamic, were a people with no religion. At that point, I wasn't sure whether to bury my tourist hat or exhume my reporter's cap. I saw a story brewing, so the tourist in me faded away as the publisher of this magazine, restlessly, emotionally emerged.