The Davis-Bacon Act: Job killing Since 1931

Takia Hollowell, Contributor

Ever drive by a construction site and wonder, “Why aren’t very many blacks visible in this industry?”  During my lifetime, I’ve heard this question asked quite a bit.  I’ve heard the notorious Al Sharpton recently rant against this epidemic and demand that construction sites without blacks be shut down.  Even Harry Alford-I of the Black […]

Kujichagulia – Second Principle of Kwanzaa (Part 3 in Kwanzaa Series)


Principle #2 Kujichagulia Today is the second day of Kwanzaa and marks Part 3 in my ongoing Kwanzaa series.  You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.  As I have already established, I believe Kwanzaa is antithetical to traditional American values.  Moreover I believe Kwanzaa’s creator, Dr. Ron Karenga meant it to be […]

Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis


December 27, 2011 Tonight on the Dark Side we’ll talk about New Year’s resolutions and what you hope to see from our government in 2012. Also, is Nancy Pelosi really paying her fair share, or is she still busy being a filthy 1%er?  Plus, we’ll discuss my ongoing Kwanzaa series and why I think Kwanzaa […]

Umoja: First Principle of Kwanzaa (Part 2 in Kwanzaa Series)


This is part two in my seven day series on Kwanzaa and why I feel it is antithetical to American values.  Read Part 1 here. Umoja (Unity) – On this first day of Kwanzaa the family gathers together to light the first of seven red, black and green candles in the Kinara. The colors are […]

Why Kwanzaa is Antithetical to American Values: Part 1


When I was a teenager my stepmother decided we should start celebrating Kwanzaa.  My sister was just a toddler at the time, and step-mom was sincerely concerned for her cultural identity.  Though we lived in the “chocolate city” of Washington D.C., we were growing up in a multi-cultural lifestyle.  I was from Canada and my […]

Merry Christmas from All of Us to All of You

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Christmas in America just wouldn’t be Christmas without Linus and Charlie Brown.  This holiday season it is our sincere hope that the Blessings of God find you and your family well, safe and warm.  For all of the gifts we give each other, the ultimate gift can never be matched.  May the peace and forgiveness […]

Seven observations in 2 weeks watching Tim Tebow

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Unless you have been living on Mars for the last seven weeks, you have heard of an NFL Quarterback named Tim Tebow. What has been reported on, extensively, is that Tebow is a religious young lad.  So much so that he always thanks God first by saying in his post-game interviews, after one of these […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Tea Party Remix


‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a Senator was stirring, not even a mouse. The bills were stacked on the desks with care, In hopes that the rich would finally pay their fair share.   The Obamas were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of vacations danced in […]

Predictions! for the week of December 18, 2011…

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If you missed the Dark Side on Sunday night then you missed my totally accurate, totally scientific predictions for the week of December 18, 2011.  Predictions! is a regular featured segment on the Dark Side every Sunday night.  I look into my crystal ball and tell you what you can expect in the news for […]

Tonight on the Dark Side w/Kira Davis


December 20, 2011: Tonight on a very special Christmas episode of the Dark Side, little Penelope finds the true meaning of Christmas for her whole family when she invites a homeless women to spend the holidays in their home; and brother Timmy finally learns that it is truly better to give than to receive….or not. […]