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...

Has America given up on school desegregation?

May 17th marked the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing so-called “separate but equal”...

The myth of equality

SUSAN K. SMITH GEORGE CURRY MEDIA COLUMNIST As a child growing up, I found solace in words found in the Declaration of Independence and in the
Holy...

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