House Speaker Paul Ryan: Party Politics “Trumps” Racisim

“Ryan, the Speaker of the House Republican Congressman from Wisconsin, blasted Trump this week, saying Trump's criticism of a judge because of his ethnic...

Have They Lost Their Judicial Minds?

A federal court recently ruled that assault weapons -- dangerous semi-automatic firearms -- are in such "common use" that owning them is a "fundamental...

Warning: The Rising D.C. Homicides Threat

As the summer nears its end, the death toll in D.C. is not subsiding. The city’s homicide count, for 2015, currently stands at 91...

Ferguson and Baltimore: Demonstrating Violence

As protesters gathered in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to mark the one year anniversary of Michael Brown Jr.’s death at the hands...

Closing Balto’s City Jail–What Took Them So Long?

Now that Gov. Hogan has announced plans to “immediately” close the scandal plagued Men’s Detention Center housed in the Baltimore City Detention Center, questions...

Blue Uniforms: Protectors or Predators?

There is an embedded terror in the U.S., and it is not the boogie man or ISIS. It’s racism. Racism is often expressed through...

The Iran Deal

After more than two years of negotiations the Obama administration is on the cusp of finalizing a deal that limits Iran’s ability to produce...

Finally Addressing Some of the Injustices in the American Criminal Justice System

One of the big topics at the NAACP’s annual convention in Philadelphia in July was the Criminal Justice system. The field, which has been...

AFRO Prayers Go Out to Congressman Stokes

Congressman Louis Stokes is a political giant in Washington and across the Nation. He has made several contributions to Black causes and to the...

The Batts Removal – Will Baltimore Now be Safer?

Former Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has been removed. The question is will this make Baltimore safer and eliminate the violent crime spree we...

Fake Pot: Beware the Unknown Danger

The District recently set its sights on addressing the distribution of synthetic marijuana that is apparently beginning to plague the streets. This fake pot...

Are Conservative Republicans = to Racist?

From re-districting (where in Florida the state Supreme Court recently struck down as unconstitutional a re-districted map drawn primarily by Republicans) to voter ID...