Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Black man. Black woman. Black child.

Black children need a mother and a father in the household. No matter what story my grandma...

We must not normalize poverty and inequity

When income and poverty data were released on September 10, the commentary touted the progress that the...
JEROLINE MCCARTHY

Pilot gives lesson on soaring during NAACP awards luncheon

It was a launching of food from appetizers to shrimp with lobster and crab, and a keynote...

Everybody’s got the right to live

Many of those who live in poverty have to fight to live. The poor have to scramble to eat, to afford medication, to find...

Don’t let small-dollar loans ruin your holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has lists. From...

‘Fake news’ insults an institution that risks lives

In 1955, Jet Magazine and the Chicago Defender published photographs of Emmett Till’s mutilated corpse, igniting international interest in the American civil rights movement....

Trump succeeds in trashing civil rights

The reviews of Donald Trump’s first 100 days have generally focused on his failures, flip-flops and follies. We’ve heard a lot about what he’s...

Get well soon, Senator John McCain

I don’t agree with Arizona Senator John McCain about very much, but I was saddened by his recent diagnosis of brain cancer. He says he...

A son of Birmingham becomes its mayor

In our nation’s history, Birmingham, Ala., will forever be tied to some of the most troubling and tragic imagery of the civil rights movement...

Add civil rights voices to housing reform talks

Wherever you live, or whatever your household size, home is a special place where children are raised and memories are made. Owning a home...