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...

Generic Drugs Are Not Second Rate

The difference between a brand name drug and a generic drug is not the chemical composition or quality but whether a drug is under...

An Unsung Way to Personal Potential: The Military

As spring comes into full bloom, colleges across the nation are focusing on their upcoming commencements. They are called commencements because the event celebrating...

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Are Only the Beginning

PreDonald Trump isn’t Superman. He isn’t going to bring his alternative facts, revenge, and ultra-nationalist way door-to-door. If he’s serious about Brezhnev-esque parades of...

All God’s Children

WASHINGTON-In an often expressed dream for a better America, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called upon Americans to honor “all God’s children” and their...

There’s Hope for Hip Hop

I once heard the question asked: “When did you first fall in love with hip hop?” For me, it was when I heard “Reminisce,”...

Americans Want to Work

Americans want to work – and after years of steady progress under President Obama, our national employment prospects are finally looking up.  Nevertheless, far...

An Open Letter to Morgan State University President David Wilson

Dear Dr. David Wilson, Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to address my concerns about closing the doors of WEAA-FM as a “Source for...

Joseph Phillips….Sell-outs at the NAACP

For decades the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People fought the good fight against racial discrimination. The organization was instrumental in defeating Jim...

Natalie M. Cofield…Demanding Jobs Doesn’t Prepare People to Make Them

A few weeks ago, tens of thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial for the One Nation March on Washington. The purpose of this rally:...

It’s in Their Nature!

As I reflect on my upbringing, I’m grateful for the old stories told in my youth. Most often they were rooted in values that...

To Be Equal #50

As we close out the year, this is a good time to take a look back at some of the big events of 2010...