Friday, April 23, 2021

From nurses to homelessness: How virus impacts Black America

Similar to Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago, the global coronavirus pandemic is shining a light on America’s racial fault lines. By whatever trope you choose...

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...

A statue for Marion Barry and for us

Marion Barry, Jr. was the longest-serving mayor of Washington, D.C. The people and the pundits of Washington gave him the moniker “Mayor for Life”...

A Sporting Chance by James Clingman

Let me make a “pitch” (pun intended) for Black sports agents. Watching the NBA playoffs and finals was more than an exercise in pulling...
Ben jealous

There’s a lot left to be done 

''we welcome the Biden-Harris administration and encourage them to govern boldly to advance equality, justice, and opportunity.'' February is Black History Month – and Black...
Dr E Faye Williams

It’s always open season on Black folks

The recurring murders of people of color demonstrate a callous disregard for the lives and humanity of the victims. This is not new! Further...

Black Church must be a light in this dark time

There is a cry in America that must be heard and addressed. Unfortunately, too many people won’t address this cry because it will cause...

Chrite haters, have a seat

For 40-plus years, our media company has covered Bethune-Cookman University. And for 40-plus years, multiple generations of small-minded,...

Moral courage is standing up for what is right

On January 11, Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee against the nomination of Senator...

Health care in the dark

My grandmother and (yours too, probably) used to say that things done in the dark would eventually come to light. There is way too...