Why education is important for the Black community

Education is without a doubt crucial to the success of our students to compete for jobs. Quality education that enforces and reinforces math, science,...

LeBron gives kids from hard streets a chance

This year in the NBA playoffs, LeBron James silenced all the chatterers who questioned his legacy. He put his team, decimated by injuries, on his...

Racism is re-emerging and unashamed

It used to be that any egregious or heinous racially motivated action or statement immediately became the subject of public scorn and ridicule.  I...

Emmett Till’s life still matters

Racially motivated murder of young Black Americans across the United States is not a new or rare phenomenon. For too long, this brutally fatal...

It’s hard to be what you can’t see

Children of color are now a majority of all public school students and will soon be a majority of all children in America. Yet...

Planned attacks on Planned Parenthood

It is often said, “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” Actually, the first casualty of politics is truth. That’s particularly true when...

More Black denials than access to mortgages

The nation’s oldest minority professional real estate trade association recently held its 68th annual convention in Houston. Founded in July 1947, the National Association...

Auto financing consumer protection rollback begins

When it comes to public policy, most citizens tend to think in terms of what government can accomplish on their behalf. Multiple civil rights...

Environmental Protection Agency is out of control

Gone are the days when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was set up as an agency that would draw recruits from the civil rights...

#AllVotesMatter − Restoring the Voting Rights Acts

On the eve of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a federal appeals court...

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