ON THE BRINK?

TriceEdney — Among other non-academic activities in our contemporary society, all public school children are introduced to vital, emergency life saving drills.  Fire drills,...

A Black People’s North Korea Policy

We as Black people need to think, see and listen for ourselves as the U.S. asserts its right to take preemptive military action against...

End of Session Letter from the Speaker Pro Tem

The 2017 Maryland General Assembly Session came to a close at midnight, April 10. It was a very busy, but very productive session. It...

Trump’s Avoidance of Black Press Reveals Tense Relations

At the very beginning of the new administration, and probably in a moment of hubris, Omarosa Manigault, an aide to President Donald Trump, promised...

A REVERSAL OF FORTUNE

TriceEdney— I've been left to wonder which hurts more.  Does it hurt more to have a disappointment occur without expectation or does it hurt...

Why Black Workers in DC Need Paid Family Leave

Political leaders and think tanks in DC talk about ways to alleviate racial disparities.  Others explore how to reduce infant mortality. We hear calls...

Restoring Trust in the Police

Here in Baltimore, our work to restore the public’s trust in our police officers – so essential to effective public safety – continues. With the...

NAACP Statement on Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch

The recent decision by Republican-led and partisan inspired Senators to bypass our normal confirmation process represents an ill-considered moment by the world’s greatest deliberative...

BaltimoreLink: Real Improvements, Right Now

On June 18, 2017, less than 100 days from now, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) will implement Governor Hogan’s BaltimoreLink...

WE’RE WITH THEM!

TriceEdney—Word origins can "shed light" on the experiences of a people and explain much of what they’ve endured.  Many older African Americans explain the...

Trump’s 360 Degree Assault on Your Health

With each new executive order, anxiety across the country rises. While it seems only non-Trump supporters are feeling the hurt, the truth is, the...

Baltimore’s Consent Decree Will Not Lead to Reform

It matters not whether the “Consent Decree” between the Baltimore City Police and the U.S. Justice Department is delayed.  It matters not whether Mayor...