MAKING RACISM BAD FOR BUSINESS

TriceEdney -- In 2015, CNN reported that 49% of Americans thought that racism was a big problem in the United States.  Not surprisingly, people...

Our Defense of Democracy Continues

On Aug. 6, principled Americans of every background commemorated the 52nd anniversary of that historic day in 1965 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed...

The Basketball Tournament Showed Better Side of Baltimore

Recently, The Basketball Tournament came to Baltimore, specifically Coppin State University's state of the art basketball complex.  Thank you to Mayor Pugh, Carmelo Anthony,...

That Taney Statue in Annapolis Needs to Go!

Oftentimes on Sunday after church you can find me in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood walking with my children and admiring some of the city’s...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, AMERICA!

(Updated 8/14/2017) TriceEdney -- Having lived through the horrendous 60’s and witnessing the hate of people who look like me, once again, I was...

A SOLEMN ANNIVERSARY

TriceEdney -- On Sunday, August 6th, our nation celebrated an auspicious anniversary.  Unfortunately, it was an anniversary that was largely overlooked and undervalued.  One...

The AFRO’s First 125 Years

This year, the AFRO is celebrating the anniversary of the initial publication of its newspapers 125 years ago, in August 1892. At its inception,...

Advances in STEM Should Include Opportunities for Young Girls and Minorities

Innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields drive our economy and produce products and services that touch all of our lives.  While...

Education Reform Turns Ruin to Revival

It is 50 years since the Detroit riot, which followed a police raid on an unlicensed bar in 1967.  The intensity of that event...

RANDOM THOUGHTS

TriceEdney -- In the past six months, I've frequently complained that developing events, consequential to the administration of #45, leave us inundated and overwhelmed...

Baltimore Can’t Let LIHEAP Succumb to Trump’s Zero Budget Funding Proposal

While Congress has left town to spend the rest of the summer heat in their home districts, President Trump has yet to budge the...

Lives in the Balance

Most Americans recoiled in horror and disgust as the Republican Senate majority, following in lock-step with their House Republican colleagues, forced party-line votes on...