Can America love?

Sadly, sinfully, and shamefully, we cannot escape the hatred and violence so many people have in their hearts. From the tragic and senseless killings happening...

Expanding the non-White teacher pipeline

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) has just completed a week of national training for nearly 2,000 college students and recent graduates preparing to teach...

High blood pressure, strokes and Blacks

GLENN ELLIS
 GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Few, if any, health issues touch the lives of more African-Americans than high blood pressure. Usually, hypertension is defined as blood pressure...

‘Justice’ in Black and White

SUSAN K. SMITH GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Their names will – or should – become household words: Brian Banks and Brock Turner.  Both are athletes. Both were...

We need literacy warriors

Dictionary defines warriors as “a person who fights in battle and is known for having courage and skill.” In “Roots,” reimagined Kizzy Kinte tells...

Jordan continues fight for economic empowerment

Last month, the National Urban League last week released our annual report on the social and economic status of people of color, the State...

What about Harambe?

Since his shooting at the Cincinnati Zoo on June 28, the death of Harambe, a 17-year-old male gorilla, has created a firestorm of controversy...

Self-identify over birth certificates? There’s more

Unless you are comfortable with little girls or women sharing bathrooms with men, you should be angry about the president’s new transgender bathroom directives...

Obama must recommit to eliminating nuclear arms

On May 27, President Obama became the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, where at the end of World War II the U.S....

Dylann Roof doesn’t deserve the death penalty

Dylann Roof, the unrepentant racist who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., is a monster. He prayed with...

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