When Do President Trump’s Misrepresentations Become Too Much?

President Donald Trump has a bad habit of stretching the truth—too often, and mostly for his own glorification.  Indeed it appears to happen so...

Lives in the Balance Part II

Between now and July 4, thousands upon thousands of American lives will hang in the balance as Senate Republicans conspire in secrecy to gut...

How Young People Can Find Success in Baltimore

I join Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh in her recognition of the need to assist our youths –– our future leaders –– to excel...

The State of the VA Maryland Health Care System

This week, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin delivered the first “State of the VA” address to highlight the progress the Department...

Voting Rights in the Trump Era

As a Texas native, I have witnessed many dark days in the fight to ensure voting rights for all people. The 2013 Supreme Court...

History is on the Side of HBCUs

Almost eleven years ago the lawyers for The Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education filed a class action suit against the Maryland Higher...

Journal Criticized for Not Consulting Black Scholars on Race

A leading journal of political philosophy took up the Black Lives Matter movement in its June issue without a single contribution from a black...

THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES

TriceEdney—  “Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, your values become...

Defending the Soul of our Democracy Part II

We must redouble our multi-pronged efforts to investigate foreign interference in the 2016 presidential election and any subsequent actions undertaken by those in power...

Trump’s Travel Ban and American History

There has been something missing from the debate over the Trump administration’s executive orders which are ostensibly country-targeted bans but obviously a Muslim ban....

NAACP Denounces Recent Wave of Vandalism Against African-Americans

The NAACP issued the following statement after a noose was found May 31, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in...

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Misguided Assault On Legacy Civil Rights Organizations

Melissa Harris-Perry published a thought-provoking article in the New York Times this morning entitled “How to Save the N.A.A.C.P. From Irrelevance.” I like and...