Getting foster kids off prescription drugs

Viewers of the ABC News program 20/20 may remember Ke’onte Cook, a 10-year-old who had already spent four years in foster care being treated...

There’s bipartisan energy for HBCUs

From the time Alma Adams (D-NC) was elected to Congress in 2014, she was committed to making a difference. One of her early acts...

Optimistic report on state of Black America

Speakers at NNPA conference say Black Church and HBCUs still strong BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Four pre-eminent Black leaders in America addressed the challenges and...

Really think about it!

I’m often amused by interviews aired on late-night TV questioning the average citizen’s knowledge of a particular subject. I’m appalled and saddened by individuals...

Facing the assault on civil rights

The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented rollback of civil rights and voting rights. Those who care about building a more perfect union face...

Is there any decency left?

During the 2016 campaign, our 45th president once promised that he would be “so presidential that it will be boring.” If only. Instead, he has...

We must fight for environmental justice

The civil rights movement in the United States identified a long list of issues that were broadly considered the historical and contemporary evidence of...

Young Black males are pushed out, pushed away

Damien Durr is a brilliant young man who grew up in Ohio in a family of teachers where education was always stressed. No one,...

Time to hook Black women up

Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) did not have to win his battle against accused sexual molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore in the epic battle...

Advancing diversity in law enforcement

The interagency report released this week by U. S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement”...

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