Saturday, June 6, 2020

What do we do after Charleston?

I am a native South Carolinian. Charleston is my maternal ancestral home. My great-grandmother was born during slavery. My great grandfather, I have been...

‘Asking directions while Black’ could be deadly

Sherry McLain, age 67 – a White woman from Tennessee – was loading her car in a Wal-Mart parking lot. James Crutchfield, a 52-year-old...

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...

What is ‘Black Constitutional Patriotism?’

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “…we have come to our nation’s capital to cash a check. When the architects of our republic wrote...

The journey to pass the ERA

White women got the right to vote in 1920. It has taken many of them awhile to...

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...

No due process for ‘standing while Black’

An open letter posted on the New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) website and printed in the New York Daily News lacks credibility and...

Vote for democracy’s sake

This year’s presidential election has cast the importance of voting and of
American citizens’ right to vote in the sharp relief. How? Donald Trump’s success in...

Politicizing donations to the Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation was established to address such issues as climate change, global health, economic development, health and wellness and problems involving women and...

Cancer survivors to model in Oct. 29 fashion production

The outcome of “The Phenomenal Woman” breast cancer awareness fashion show of 2013 – originally created by former California runway model Cynthia Black –...