I thank Alex Haley for reminding African-Americans and all Americans of our roots, our strengths, our struggles, our courage, our faith and our God-given human capacity to overcome adversity.
Have you ever wondered what happened to Black power?
He was born, it seems, at exactly the right moment. Muhammad Ali died June 3, 2016, and it feels like decades too soon.
Voting is a right, a privilege and an obligation. And yes, each vote still matters.
This election is less a choice about personality than about direction, less about individuals than about movements.
Inspiration and self-belief allow great achievements despite adverse odds.
It seems as if Black families are being forced to accept cash settlements as a substitute for real accountability and payouts as an alternative to true justice.
While there are enormous pockets of "unanimity" throughout this country, there is no longer any "unity" in the United States of America.
The death penalty is the kindest thing that could happen to Dylann Roof, and he does not deserve our kindness.
It is incongruous and more than a little absurd that in 2016, more than 660,000 people who live and work in Washington, D.C., are still chained to the whims and fancies of Congress.
Ever since the mayor put through the program for students to ride free, Metro violence has been going up, so I say make them pay and put some value back into riding the Metro.
Sports aficionados will tell the story to their grandchildren years from now.
As Metro unveils its "SafeTrack" plan and its shutdown schedule in order to make sorely needed improvements on the rail system, one thing is certain — it's going to be a very long year for commuters.
What's your story and do you really know who you are?
We need a real debate about the choices we face.