While prominent African-American leaders shout their outrage from microphones and television studios and the rest of us express our sadness and anger in the barber shops, salons and churches, we fail to realize an essential hard truth: Incidents like Ferguson ...
How can we expect others to think that we value our lives when we continue to kill each other so easily?
President Obama knocked it out of the park during the State of the Union address. Instead of the kumbaya thing, he laid out his priorities to a Republican Congress that will likely block much of what he proposed.
How can it be that the top 1 percent of Americans enjoy more of the nation's wealth than the bottom 90 percent combined and that millions of children are hungry and homeless and poorly educated?
Has Black America made significant progress politically, socially and economically over the past 50 years? This is not only an important question to pose, it is equally important to answer.
What do the leaders who have come out of the Ferguson movement want to push in terms of police and what is their strategy?
We applaud Muriel Bowser, Kaya Henderson and all involved for recognizing this vital need and taking the opportunity to do something different.
In 2015, we live squarely in the age of cyber-threats, drones, malware and cybersecurity.
Did you know 12 percent of Black females are suspended? Have Black girls been overlooked? Is the Black community comfortable and OK with 12 percent? I am not.
While the idea of Black Republicans elected officials forming a caucus might seem somewhat oxymoronic, it's not such a far-fetched idea anymore.
The stirring film "Selma" ends with Dr. King leading civil rights marchers across the bridge and to passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It will help a new generation of Americans appreciate that historic accomplishment. But what should ...
We need a national accounting that measures what the nation needs. And with so many poor children, the deficits we face if we let people be "priced out" will not be close.
The State of the Union is a tale of two Americas. One America has unprecedented income, profits and wealth, while the other America's real unemployment rate is over 11 percent, wages and income for basic workers are frozen in place, ...
It's funny how a publicly inflicted injustice can turn someone or something ordinary into a hero.
But one of the greatest achievements Prince George's County has made over the past few years was when we elected Angela D. Alsobrooks as state's attorney.