Joseph C. Phillips…Dads and Coaching

I am an assistant coach on my middle son’s youth football team. Football practice begins in August and I have spent the last two...

Sen. Benjamin Cardin…BP Oil Spill Is A Wake-up Call To Our Nation

As Americans continue to watch the failure of BP to turn off the oil spigot caused by the Deepwater Horizon explosion, we are distressed...

George Curry…Artur Davis Made History Running for Governor of Alabama But Not the...

True to expectations, Artur Davis’ quest to become the first Black governor of Alabama made history. But contrary to expectations, Davis’ stunning defeat provides a...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

On the streets of Baltimore – and in the halls of Congress – the struggle to rebuild our economy continues, as it must. No...

It’s Time to Prohibit Airlines from Charging for Carry-On Baggage

The summer travel season has started and many air travelers are planning ahead for what they may encounter. Unfortunately, over the years air travelers...

The Psychological Dimensions of White Supremacy

The CNN cable news program “Anderson Cooper 360°” recently aired a four-part series devoted to the subject of race in America. The program, “Black...

Paul Evans…Forty Years Later

Was it only yesterday that professor Frances L. Murphy made a fateful call on my behalf to her sister Bettye Moss, then general editorial...

Rev. Al Sharpton…When Will We Finally Stop Burying Our Children?

(NNPA) — People often ask me to deliver words of comfort and strength during some of their most challenging moments in life. Throughout the...

Ron Walters…Professor Gates and the Blame for Slavery

(NNPA) — Like everyone else who read Professor Henry L. Gates’ piece in the New York Times asserting that Africans were just as responsible...

Raynard Jackson…Alienation

My position on illegal immigration is very public – I DO NOT SUPPORT AMNESTY under any circumstances. So, with the new illegal immigration bill...

Elijah Cummings…Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr.: A Legacy of Principle and Faith

This year, Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr. celebrates 45 years as the principal shepherd of Baltimore’s New Shiloh Baptist Church. In his own words,...

Elijah Cummings…Gateway to Success

At a time when our economic recovery is just beginning to gain speed, it has become clearer than ever before that economic success truly...