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Urban Uprisings – By Lucius Gantt

(The Gantt Report)- I told you what would happen and you read it in the paper but all you could say was Lucius is a hater. America’s so called Black community leaders can’t draw flies to an outhouse but every time a young Black man gets beaten, chocked, shot or gets his back broken, hand-picked […]

The Treatment of the First African American female Nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch

I called both of my senators today to find out whether they planned to vote to confirm Loretta Lynch for Attorney General. Senator Perdue’s office said “no” and there was no changing his mind. I held out hope that our senior Senator Isakson would be more thoughtful, after all former Mayor Rudy Giuliani said that […]

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris Combines Toughness, Smarts

Thinkers in #Ferguson – The Gantt Report

By Lucius Gantt – I have no idea why but many Gantt Report readers have asked me what I think about events taking place in Ferguson, Missouri. Well, I think if you’re a Black teenager, a Black woman or a Black man wherever you are, no matter what city you’re in you are in “Ferguson”! […]

Fake Heroes – The Gantt Report

By Lucius Gantt -One reason The Gantt Report is different from most columns is that I don’t parrot other editorial writers. I don’t read columns by other writers, then comment about them and then pretend to you that I was influenced by some other writers. I mostly read history or facts. I like non-fiction. In […]

The Cat is not Enough – by Lucius Gantt

The Gantt Report – I want to thank all of the fans, followers, supporters and readers of The Gantt Report but I want you to know that I didn’t start my media career as an editorial columnist. I began my career long, long ago in the Production Department at WSB-TV, a prominent Atlanta television station. […]

You Can’t Go Back – by Lucius Gantt

The Gantt Report – It’s 2014, a new year, a new day and a new time No matter how much you loved the previous year, this year will be different. No matter how much you enjoyed 2013, this year will not be the same. No matter how much you want to replicate, relive it or […]

Blaming the N-words for the N-word – by Lucius Gantt

When I traveled around the southern part of the African continent I saw many, many people that looked like me. Throughout South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana there were dark skinned men and women of African descent but there were no N-words! The alleged use of the N-word by a white professional football player has ignited […]