Just wake me when it’s over

Remember that song by both the Supremes and the Four Tops – “Wake Me When It’s Over?” The singers felt like they were having...

Dick Gregory prepared me to write about the seen and unseen

The celebration of the life of Dick Gregory on Sept.16 at the City of Praise church in Landover, Md., was over seven hours of...

Calling all faith leaders to unite

We are truly living in a dysfunctional society. With the recent police killings of unarmed Black youth, something needs to be done. Let’s not stop...

Time for a new Poor Peoples’ Campaign and Moral Revival

BISHOP WILLIAM J. BARBER, II GUEST COMMENTARY Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points of political pundits last...

‘There is none so blind’

Throughout the history of humankind, there have been incorrect explanations and theories for the cause of natural events. Ancient Greeks and Romans thought that lightning...

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...

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