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...

Tod Ewing … A New Look at the Black/White Divide

We are stuck, been stuck and will remain stuck if we don’t reframe the challenge and embrace a new perspective. I offer one that...

Peter Franchot … Tax Deadline’s Approach is No Reason to Panic

Every year around this time, fear and panic begin to set in across the state for thousands of Marylanders, who realize that the tax...

Rev. Jesse Jackson … Health Care is a Fundamental Right: No Repeal and Replace

“Repeal and replace” has become the battle cry of Sarah Palin and the bulk of Republican Senators after the passage of comprehensive health care...

Marc Morial … College Basketball Graduation Rates: Keep the Madness, End the Insanity

Colleges prepare all year for the lucrative chance to send a team to the basketball championship tournament commonly known as "March Madness."  But, when...

Mona Eltahawy, Stephanie Street…Is France Right to Ban Wearing the Burka in Public?

As a Muslim woman and as a feminist, I support banning the face veil, everywhere and not just in France where they are to...

Raynard Jackson…A Liberal Solution to Black Unemployment

Every time I try to give radical, Black liberals the benefit of the doubt when it comes to doing what’s in the best interest...

Valencia Mohammed…D.C. VotersThink for Yourselves

For several decades, Washingtonians have been steered to select certain candidates for elected office based on the opinions of editors and reporters of daily...

Richard Rowe…What Are We Waiting For?

Black community, it’s time for some tough decision making. It’s time for an up or down vote to decide the best way to conceptualize,...

William Reed…Broadband Access Needed For African Americans’ Advancement

More Black Americans need to get “the hook-up.” More of us have to get with the “modernized infrastructure” priorities President Obama classifies as “a...

Julianne Malveaux…Racism is a Pre-Existing Condition

(NNPA) - When the House of Representatives passed health care reform, they made history. Never mind that the victory was a narrow 219-212, with...