NAACP Denounces Recent Wave of Vandalism Against African-Americans

The NAACP issued the following statement after a noose was found May 31, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in...

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Misguided Assault On Legacy Civil Rights Organizations

Melissa Harris-Perry published a thought-provoking article in the New York Times this morning entitled “How to Save the N.A.A.C.P. From Irrelevance.” I like and...

NAACP INDISPENSIBLE: CEO INVALUABLE

TriceEdney -- Black people have fared best when our collective interests and goals are held paramount.  We've made the greatest headway when our assumed...

Honoring Second Lieutenant Collins on the Senate Floor

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen spoke on the Senate floor to honor the life of 2nd Lt. Richard Wilbur Collins III, who was murdered...

The District’s 50/50 Dilemma

With 50 percent of the District of Columbia’s returning citizens unemployed and 50 percent of returning citizens back in prison within three years, the...

Students Are Losing in Wave of D.C. Reforms

Recent news articles highlighting the large number of District public school teachers leaving the profession early expose how DCPS principals and teachers are pressured...

Trump: A Bad Episode of “Maury”

Do you ever have the feeling we’re watching a political version of the “Maury Show?” You know the show: some dumb-ass guy who apparently...

TRUMP AGAIN!

TriceEdney—I'm among those who really would like to move on to something bigger and better than what we hear daily on the news—but, as...

Defending the Soul of our Democracy

Along with millions of other Americans, I was justifiably alarmed by President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, Jr., in the midst...

Remembrances: Baltimore’s Erla Marie McKinnon

Erla said in her beautiful Virginia soft southern drawl recently, “Ken, I want to be at home and go out the door feet first...

An Open Letter to Gov. Hogan

Dear Governor Hogan: I write on behalf of my constituents and all the Marylanders who are affected by your recent decision to appoint Mr. Roger...

Voting Rights Battle Continues

When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a crucial provision of the Voting Rights Act four years ago it was a heavy blow in...