Tough Love is Not Enough

The fundamental question today is how do you teach children, and even some adults, the value of life, theirs and others? Maybe we wouldn’t...

Baltimore City Election 2011 – AFRO Endorsements

For Mayor Sen. Catherine E. Pugh In order for us to explain our endorsement of 40th District Senator Catherine Pugh, we have to begin with those...

Did Muse’s Campaign Exhaust his Political Capital?

C. Anthony Muse now returns his focus to his job as State Senator for District 26 at a critical time for him and his...

William Donald Schaefer (1921-2011)

With the passage of William Donald Schaefer on April 18, an epoch of the last half of Maryland’s 20th century political world has come...

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...

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Could Open the Way for Privacy Violations

Preeminent Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, said the Supreme Court’s ruling Monday legitimizing Maryland law enforcement’s use of an overreaching procedure of collecting genetic...

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave Redux

I love music and football. And in many ways my love of both comes from the same place – high school band. Years ago, when...

Bonds Beats Back Critics

Democrat Anita Bonds, who beat back five challengers and a biased media campaign to win her at-large seat on the D.C. Council in April...

Are Ben Carson’s Hands That Gifted?

As anticipated, we watched the famed Dr. Ben Carson, Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, attempt to transform his “Gifted Hands” magic into a hocus-pocus parlor trick...

Election 2010: Not Sure it Changes Anything

Well the results are in, and Election 2010 has come to a close. I find it hard to imagine anyone more excited about that...

The Great American Racial Abyss

The summer of 2010 will not only be remembered for record-beating heat but also record-baiting racism. It’s ironic that 18 months into the historic...

On the Scandal Sheets

2010 saw its share of hot messes stemming from the perennial swamp of Congress to the pulpit. Many were surprised when longtime legislator , D-N.Y.,...