Do Not Be Complacent in the Face of Hate

November 25, 2016 Marc H. Morial 0

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…]

Black America’s Resilience Will Keep Us Struggling Forward

November 17, 2016 Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. 0

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…]

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