Military Omnipresence: A Unifying Concept for America’s 21st-Century Fighting Edge

The Pentagon should converge its technological and doctrinal efforts towards a perpetual, networked presence that enables operations and awareness anywhere in the world. Read the article at Defense One

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The GOP’s Long History With Black Colleges

Just hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as America’s 45th president, the tricky political relationship between Republican presidents and historically black colleges and universities was already on display. [Continue reading]

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Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases Safer

But in times of crisis, seconds matter. The same connectivity that allows overseas extremists to make personal threats with the click of a button could also enable quicker, stronger, and more comprehensive security responses at the nation’s military installations. Put simply, a base that employs smart technologies is safer.

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How Black Writers Can Help White Readers

We black writers are often the first touchpoint for white readers trying to understand a black experience or point of view, and email and social media make it easier than ever for readers to reach out and ask for more. Trolls aside, I think this is a positive development. My writing on everything from weighted [...]

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Russia Didn’t Hack the U.S.

It hacked the voters For months now, there’s been a blur of speculation and information suggesting Russia was interfering in our presidential election. Early on, officials in the Obama administration figured that the objective was simply to undermine faith and confidence in the electoral process. But over the weekend, a new CIA assessment brought it [...]

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As a black veteran, I always stand for the flag. But I understand why Colin Kaepernick doesn’t.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem last night before his team’s nationally televised football game against the LA Rams. This was of little surprise. He made headlines last month by refusing “to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and [...]

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