A. Rahman Ford…Why We should Care about Autologous Stem Cell Therapy

President Obama’s March 9, 2009, signing of an executive order removing barriers to embryonic stem cell research was momentous not only for the scientific community, which had previously operated under onerous restrictions, but also...

The Conservative Right’s War Against Voting Rights

Those who've wondered how, after the Civil War abolished slavery, America became - while a democracy in rhetorical terms - in reality an apartheid state should be paying close attention to the machinations of...

Is the Foreclosure Crisis Really Over?

No. While there are fewer foreclosures than there were some years ago, we are far from out of the woods. In fact, Maryland is one of the top foreclosure states with one in every 776...

Dishonoring our Vets

The last Monday in May, Memorial Day, is for honoring those who died in service to our country. It is tragically ironic that around the same time we are honoring and remembering the dead,...

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 no outcry from within our community. Now, you have the...

AND THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST

TriceEdneyWireService.com – So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen. (Matthew 20:16 - KJV) As a student of The Bible, I’ve engaged in and observed numerous...

THE COLOR BLACK

TriceEdney— I remember a time when the worst thing you could call an African American was BLACK.  I've witnessed people angered to the point of fighting because someone called them BLACK.  I grew up...

#BlackGirlsMatter Right Here in America

Every morning, when I fix my teenage daughter breakfast and drop her off to school, she reminds me that #BlackGirlsMatter. Her journey has not been easy; made all the more difficult by an experience,...

DIVERSITY, RACE, OR PRIVILEGE?

(Trice-Edney) Our country is currently convulsing over issues of diversity and race.  Police departments from Baltimore to Minneapolis view diversity hiring as the antidote to anti-Black police brutality.  Last year, Hollywood scrambled to increase...

Raynard Jackson…The Flag of Hypocrisy

I am amazed that the controversy surrounding the proposed Muslim mosque and community center in New York City at ground zero is still going strong. America has turned into a country where if you...

How to Decrease the High Rate of STDs in Black Youth

Parents want the best for their children. They want them to grow up to achieve their full potential and to be free from physical and psychological harm. However, we know that sometimes, despite parents’...

Good News — Victory Over Vampire Christianity!

On Nov. 28 the AFRO published a thought provoking article by clergy person and political leader Kevin Slayton, “The Resurrection of The Black Church in Local Politics.” It should be read as part of...

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