Running on Crazy

If Tunisia kicked down the door of the Arab imagination by showing it was possible to topple a dictator, Egypt drew a blueprint of...

Assault on Unions is an Attack on Basic Civil Rights

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – It looks like “Cairo has come to Madison,” said conservative Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, as 50,000 citizens took over the state’s Capitol...

Weathering the Storm

Here in Baltimore and throughout the country, an ongoing struggle continues. People are suffering during these difficult economic times. They deserve a government that...

The Growth of Black-Owned Businesses: Entrepreneurship by Necessity

"I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to...

Republican Budget Cuts: Lost Jobs, Lagging Community Investment, Less Help for the Poor

House Republicans last week introduced a spending measure to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year. And, perhaps not surprisingly, it...

Blacks Optimistic? Call it a Survival Tactic

It’s easy to grow bored with public opinion polls, so many are there to consider. But, occasionally one comes along that rivets the attention....

Deep Enough, Far Enough, or Just Too Much?

(NNPA) – President Barack Obama has proposed a 2012-2013 budget that is, at best, politically pragmatic.  Responding to the Republican sway in Congress, he...

Remembering The “Father of African-American History”

The building that houses my public charter high school on Minnesota Avenue in Northeast D.C. is named for the man who launched what we...

Caring for the Nurses who Care for Us

Any who doubt Baltimore’s students and their potential for success in the demanding health care fields should have a conversation with Dr. Marcella Copes,...

Only in Black America

Last year I wrote a column about how President Obama totally disrespected Black America (during Black History Month of all times) and there was...

Marc H. Morial…Don’t Mess With the 14th Amendment

“All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the...

Judge Greg Mathis…Mathis’ Mind: Save Ex-Inmate Programs

(NNPA) – One of the first places state and federal governments look to make cutbacks in an attempt to balance their ballooning budgets is...