Legalizing Weed Is Not the Answer

Racial disparities in arrest rates for drugs are a well-documented (and lived) reality.  For decades, drug policy has contributed to skyrocketing incarceration rates among...

THEY DON’T JUST DISAPPEAR

TriceEdney—If I had to speculate about a common thread that weaves its way through the lives of most of my friends and acquaintances, I’d...

Americans Want to Work

Americans want to work – and after years of steady progress under President Obama, our national employment prospects are finally looking up.  Nevertheless, far...

Why the LBC Walked Out of the Gen. Assembly

On March 27, while all the members of the legislature were convened in their respective chambers, the members of the Legislative Black Caucus of...

A Response to Mayor Pugh’s $15 Minimum Wage Veto

Mayor Pugh, your recent veto is baffling. You vetoed an already weakened bill that raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022...

SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch and the Conservative Agenda

It is with the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate that will determine if Judge Neil McGill Gorsuch ascends to this nation’s highest...

TRAIL OF TEARS

TriceEdneyWireService — Although it's no simple task and difficult to do, most who are keenly observant of or listen closely to Donald Trump will...

Bail Reform Legislation Moves through Annapolis

Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland members, state officials and community leaders convened for a two-part meeting dedicated to delving into dueling bail reform bills. Del....

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...

Think Before You Spank

Everyday my sons Kiye and Kole commit a spankable offense.  Whether it’s talking back, being off task at school, or breaking something in the...

Support Canton Mississippi Workers

Recently in Canton, Mississippi 5000 Nissan autoworkers and their supporters marched and rallied as part of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union drive at...

King’s Words 50 Years Ago on Vietnam Still Ring True

This year we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s earth-shaking statements opposing the war in Vietnam. He called his remarks...