Friday, June 5, 2020

African American Cultural Society names new board of directors

  The African American Cultural Society’s (AACS) Nominating/Election Committee recently issued a statement that ballots for the election of three positions on the Board of...

A shoutout to these high achievers from Flagler high schools

Despite canceled proms and classic graduation ceremonies altered by COVID-19, two local students are at the top of their game. Alexander Harvey and Brea Dwyer...

Affordable childcare for domestic workers is essential to pandemic recovery

Do you see the light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel? With all 50 states and the District of Columbia either lifting “shelter...

The mental health and educational aftermath of our kids from COVID-19

Like many who have had to shelter-in-place, I’ve had time for introspection and reflection. I’ve had to limit contact with family members, but I’ve...

Even physically distant, grads find ways to celebrate and inspire

Like proud fathers everywhere, I was looking forward to the high school graduation of my only son this spring. It’s a rite of passage...

DeSantis now blames user error for Florida unemployment woes

This was a bad moment for the governor. People are hurting. They’re scared. They’re broke. But DeSantis gets peevish and sounds like he’s totally...

Can we trust cruise ships, airlines to protect us from coronavirus?

Reopening fever is being peddled as the antidote to cabin fever, a major side effect of the novel coronavirus quarantine. Travelers are eager to get...

We should have stopped system that let Arbery’s killers escape

An unarmed person of color is killed by police or by self-appointed vigilantes. Authorities accept, without question, an explanation of self-defense. It is only...

Chaplain shares information on hospice care during COVID-19

“As we continue to add value and uplift people, we must be aware and reflect on how the pandemic affects us and our ministries...

The need for a national Black coronavirus task force

In this COVID-19, coronavirus pandemic, in 2020, Black Americans have the highest morality rates and worse health outcomes of any racial group in the...