Equality and Justice in America: From Joy to Despair

Let's just take one day, Feb. 27, 2013, as a snapshot of the state of equality and justice in America. For me, that day...

Yet Another Sore Spot

On Aug. 9, police in Ferguson, Missouri shot Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, to death. The closed way in which the police responded...

Legislative Black Caucus Seeks Reform of Drug, Bail Laws

The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland recently met with Attorney General Brian Frosh to discuss how to protect Maryland citizens from predatory drug companies...

U.S. Banks Shortchange Justice

While our attention was focused last week on Bill Clinton becoming unhinged while defending his indefensible crime bill and insulting the Black Lives Matter...

Memory: The Re-Birth of A Racist Nation

In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson hosted a special White House screening of D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation," a film based on The...

Donald Trump’s Baseless Challenge to Obama’s U.S. Citizenship

Donald Trump, who is again flirting with the possibility of running for president on the Republican ticket, has garnered widespread publicity by repeating thoroughly...

Are Some Black Ministers Risking Their Church’s Tax-Exempt Status?

The Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, senior pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va, recently informed the press that some pastors in the...

Adrienne T. Washington…Giving Kagan a Second Thought

The nomination of Elena Kagan, the 50-year-old solicitor general, deserves a much closer look when her Senate confirmation hearings begin June 28. Americans, particularly...

Forget What Hillary Said in the 1990s. It’s Her Current Positions That Trouble Me.

(Updated 2/25/2016) Many of Secretary Clinton’s supporters have suggested that there is no significant difference between her record and that of Bernie Sanders on...

Linda Meric…Memo to Congress: Extend Programs that Help Us

Dear Member of Congress: You’ve got a lot to consider in this month. You’re scheduled to debate international treaties and Internet censorship. There’s talk of...

TRUMP IS NOT THE ONLY ONE

TriceEdney --- The last name I wanted to mention in my column this week or during this "Season of Peace" was Donald Trump!  I...

Some Companies Get It. Some Don’t, But They Will!

Washington, DC –Some companies get it.  Some don’t, but they will.   There are still a lot of people who believe the NFL is too...