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Letters to the Editor

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: America is Greater than One Man – Even Donald Trump

The scariest thing about the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America is that people are afraid. Fear is a dangerous emotion. Once fear gets its grip on you it can immobilize you, it can depress you, and it can make you think that there is no hope. [read more…]

Marc Morial, National Urban League CEO

Do Not Be Complacent in the Face of Hate

The day after Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States of America, a group of middle school students in Royal Oak, Michigan, chanted “build the wall” in their school cafeteria during lunchtime — a core Trump campaign slogan and promise to secure our nation’s border with Mexico. [read more…]

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr.

Black America’s Resilience Will Keep Us Struggling Forward

Nobody said that the road to freedom, justice and equality would be easy. In the wake of the results of the national elections across the United States, it is crystal clear that the aspirations, hopes and dreams of 47 million black Americans are neither in vain or hopeless. We have been disappointed before. We have been joyous before. But today we are all called to be vigilant, persistent and resilient. [read more…]