Thursday, February 20, 2020

Watching a father and son

You must have seen this video. A father speaking with his pre-verbal son about the season finale...

Shakyri Willis and ending police brutality

From the beginning of this modern era, non-White people have been targeted through gang wars, drugs, disease,...

Strengthen the Community Reinvestment Act

For more than 40 years, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has served as a mechanism for the...

War with Iran is ill-advised, and we do not need it

When the United States uses military force, the American people and members of the United States Armed...

Car dealers charge Blacks exorbitant interest rates

Car lending is on the rise, and rising with it is a hidden, unfair, abusive and discriminatory practice: car dealer interest rate markups. Surveys...

Remembering Coretta Scott King, who moved America forward

Coretta Scott King died on Jan. 30, 2006.  Yet her legacy is very much alive as a coalition builder, a strategist and a moral...

A reversal of fortune

Does it hurt more to have a disappointment occur without expectation, or to be able to anticipate a disappointment and see it materialize? When...

The Obamas are gone, but not forgotten

The only time I can remember time moving as slowly as it has during the past six months was when I was eight and...

‘What happens to a dream deferred?’

Our 45th president swept into office with a foundation of racist claims. First, the very basis of his political participation was his false assertion (for...

‘No success without a successor:’ Urban League 25

“You are where you are today because you stand on somebody’s shoulders. And wherever you are heading, you cannot get there by yourself. If...