Artscape 2017 music schedule

Kweisi Mfume

The Sun's selective memory on race

The Sun's selective memory on race

Perhaps The Sun should reflect on its recent editorial regarding the impact of race on baseball and political discourse ("Adam Jones and the real 'white man's game,'" Sept. 13). The Sun laments that the number of blacks in Congress of about 8 percent is at an all-time high.

Yet in 2006, I don't recall The Sun endorsing Kweisi Mfume in the Democratic Senate primary or Republican nominee Michael Steele in the general election. Strange because both candidates are black. Obviously, The Sun reasoned that 0 percent was a sufficient number of black senators at the time....