Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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...

Economic development expert shares thoughts on financial literacy at entrepreneurs’ event

PHOTO BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY/DAYTONA TIMES Shown are Howard Holley of the Holley Group, guest speaker Dr. George C. Fraser, and...

Hate crimes surge as Black churches burn

Though they were more than 100 years old, Greater Union Baptist Church, St. Mary Baptist Church and...

Confederate ‘sons’ should tell the truth

On their website, The Sons of Confederate Veterans describe themselves as preserving the “history and legacy” of the Confederacy. Their organization, they say, is dedicated...

It’s all about the power

Let’s begin with the truth, something rare in Washington, D.C. While sexual harassment or sexual assault may result in physical injury, it is almost certainly...

Reflecting reality on and off the silver screen

If the 90th Academy Awards are any indication, Hollywood appears determined to flip the proverbial script and rewrite longstanding cinematic wrongs. From historic firsts...

Flint’s man-made tragedy

“It’s all just poison now,” Annette Williams, a grandmother of three in Flint, Mich., told a reporter while gazing at the Flint River, which...

HBCUs are worth more than a photo op

ANDREW HAIRSTON, ESQ. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE I love Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). I’m biased, as I’m a graduate of Howard University. My...

Exploitation of convict labor by the rich needs to stop

As 2019 ticked to a close, the screamingly outrageous headlines have not slowed. Every day there is...

There’s too much at stake


My heart, condolences and prayers reach out to all affected by Hurricane Harvey. Generous estimates suggest recovery will extend for months and possibly years. These...