‘Problematic’ Police Strategies

It’s been two months since Daniel Pantaleo strangled Eric Garner, 48, to death on a sidewalk in Staten Island, N.Y. Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown to death on August 9. Since then, there...

Sarcoidosis Doesn’t Have to be a Death Sentence

Nowadays there are many African Americans living and coping with life changing diseases.  However one disease that is drastically affecting the African American population is called sarcoidosis and there isn’t much known about this...

King of Comedy vs. King of Kings

Submitted to the AFRO by Jomo K. Johnson When unarmed blacks were being shot in the summer of 2016, it was the voice of D.L. Hughley that served a consistent clarion call for justice and...

THE DEATH OF A CONSERVATIVE

TriceEdney — Like most Americans, I was shocked to learn that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had died. His decisions and many of his remarks showed us to be polar opposites in political and...

Opening the Road to Learning & Success

Most Americans are aware that, in the 21st Century, education is an essential key to financial success. By supplementing a high school diploma with a college degree, our people can add $15,000-$20,000 per year...

The defining challenge of our time

As we mark 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson committed our nation to ending poverty in our country, President Obama is once again calling upon us to overcome “the defining challenge of our time.” All...

It’s Not McDonough’s Mind I’m Worried About

Much has been said about Maryland State Delegate Pat McDonough’s inflammatory statements about Black youth in Baltimore. Last month, he characterized African American youth at the Inner Harbor as “Black Youth Mobs.” He cited...

Michele Bachmann: The John Wayne of Political Lies

Whether making the round of Sunday morning talk shows, giving the Tea Party response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, or announcing her own presidential candidacy, Michele Bachmann does one thing consistently...

Protesting the Protesters

What is it with the police in New York? The city has been host to multiple #Icantbreathe and #blacklivesmatter protests following the deaths of unarmed Black men such as Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo....

Another Champion for Minority Communities

African-Americans have long been targets of financial predators, but a new agency that will protect consumers has opened its doors. President Obama's nominee to head the agency has been a true champion for minorities...

Making a Difference for Marylanders

The 111th Congress, which just concluded, began two years ago with an aggressive agenda complicated by an ailing economy that would throw a great many challenges in our path. We tackled these challenges head-on...

BALTIMORE

TriceEdney – The natural or practical laws that shaped the behavior and conduct of "the old folks" are often tossed to the side in our modern world.  Rather than depending upon the common-sense reliability...
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