No Justice, No Peace

Washington, DC – The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO (APALA) rises in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter and the Movement for Black Lives, following the...

Building Men of Character in Baltimore

In the early 1980s, a dark plague of drugs and violence re-emerged and fast became the norm in many inner-city neighborhoods throughout the country....

Take the High Road On Construction in Baltimore

Today's construction industry is two-faced. One model in construction combines jobs, high-quality training, and education to put workers on a career path with sustainable wages...

Sioux Tribe Engaged in Sacred Environmental Battle

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota are reportedly engaged in a legal environmental and sacred battle against Dakota Access, a subsidiary of...

A Letter of Appreciation to All Who Decided to Open Accounts in Black Banks:...

As president of the National Bankers Association, whose members include many of the Black-owned banks that received and are still receiving an unprecedented level...

Trump, African Americans and Muslims

African Americans are largely Christian and the Christian church has historically been the center of Black life.  The church has been the epicenter for...

The Presidential Elections and Military Senior Leaders

The use of U.S. generals and admirals (or “Flag Officers” as they are called when grouped together) as endorsers of American Presidential candidates has...

SET COREY JACOBS FREE FROM PRISON

As the daughter of a formerly incarcerated mother, I know from personal experience that when one person goes to prison, the whole family goes...

IT’S MORE THAN AN ISSUE OF GULLIBILITY

TriceEdney -- As a nation, we have passed the beginning, in earnest, of the 2016 Presidential Campaign.  There are few who don't understand that...

MTA: Engaging and Serving Our Communities

As we at the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) continue to proffer new initiatives to improve public transportation in the Baltimore...

Working Together to Achieve Fair and Effective Policing

As our Department of Justice’s “pattern or practice investigation” of the Baltimore City Police Department has revealed, far too many law enforcement officers have...

How to Get Your Garden and Lawn Ready for Bed

I have truly enjoyed my garden and my lawn all spring and summer long. Autumn is arriving and now it’s time to get ready...