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 nuclear weapons. Should the deal pass muster with Congress— which is...

Washington View

“Be vigilant, for nothing one achieves lasts forever,” cautions Moroccan poet and writer Tahar Ben Jelloun. Though he didn’t say these words, this was the creed of my dearly departed friend, civil and voting rights...

Trump’s Quest to Unwrap the President Barack Obama Legacy What is it Really?

Recently Trump reportedly revived the birther theory that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States – a ridiculous assertion that Trump had previously raised in his attempt to disqualify Obama from...

Thanks for the Memories

From entertainers to business moguls and models, the world lost a number of standout figures in 2010. News of their deaths sent shockwaves throughout the public, as fans mourned their losses. Here, the AFRO...

Return Donna Edwards to the House

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D) is in a three-way contest against Faith Loudon of Pasadena, who has been active in the Republican Central Committee in Anne Arundel County, and Libertarian Scott Soffen of Ellicott...

Proposition 4: The Maryland DREAM Act Equal Access

When voters in Maryland go to the polls, they’ll have the opportunity to decide by their vote on Proposition 4 as to whether or not children of illegal immigrants should be extended the privilege...

The Reality Bad Dream Called Trump

The lies from President Donald Trump just keep coming. How can Americans trust anything that comes out of Trump’s mouth? How can world leaders assess Trump’s global view and thus what is the true view...

D.C., Prince George’s Battle to Shape up Public Schools

What prompted former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin to tweet “unflippingbelieveable,” about MSNBC’s host Melissa Harris-Perry? Gun control, gay marriage, or immigration? No, it’s public education. Nothing triggers our passions or hits us as...

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 mimics in various ways the effect of marijuana and due...

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 presidency of Barack Obama this nation is sweltering in intolerance,...

VOTE!

On the eve of what pundits are calling "historic mid-term elections," I have only one message to share. If you haven't already done so, VOTE. There is a fear many voters will stay home...

Two Black Fathers Making a Stand Against Violence

From the statehouses of Florida and North Carolina to the highways, streets, drives, boulevards, ways, courts and other roadways named after Dr. Martin Luther King, this summer has witnessed a resurgence of African American...

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