Reinstate DACA and protect Dreamers

An overwhelming majority of voters – about 85 percent – are opposed to deporting immigrants who are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood...

‘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...

The coming story – Who are we?

I was appalled and angered as I watched Jeff Sessions announce the rescission of the DACA program. His announcement was made with a diabolically...

Abandoning Harriet Tubman plan is mistake

“I have been particularly struck by the many comments and reactions from children for whom Harriet Tubman is not just a historical figure,...

Trump, Republicans ignore lessons of Noah

It is too soon to know the extent of the damage done by Hurricane Harvey. Estimates are that over a million people have been...

Public policy after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey did everything people said it would do, and more. It either drowned or swallowed everything it touched in Corpus Christi, Houston, Beaumont,...

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...

Explaining Charlottesville to my 7-year-old

NICOLE C. LEE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Because of my work in social justice, equity and inclusion, many people believe that my children have an...

Statues, monuments and memorials

Many people are highly insulted by Confederate statues and monuments, and they want them taken down, destroyed, or both. Since the latest movement in New...

When you educate a girl, you educate a nation

REP. FREDERICA S. WILSON GUEST COLUMNIST I am traveling soon with my colleagues to Nigeria, to meet some of the Chibok girls who were released after...

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