Friday, April 23, 2021
Marc H. Morial

Despite reports, more Blacks want the COVID vaccine

A strong majority of Black and Americans are confident in the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine and are ready to take it, according to...
Julianne Malveaux

They don’t want our souls at the polls

The  Souls to the Polls  movement encourages African-American church attendees to get out and vote. The churches that promote this movement cannot, because of their...
Ben jealous

Fight for women of color who fight for us

President Joe Biden has nominated extraordinary women of color to high-level jobs in the Biden-Harris administration. Many of them are being attacked and smeared by...

Meghan saw herself as biracial, but the royals saw her as Black

One of the most intriguing questions still lingering from Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey is who in the royal family...

I’m proud of my sisters

Like most people, I enjoy peace and tranquility in my life. I find that I sometimes experience profound frustration with the need for continuous...
Ben jealous

It’s the right time to raise the minimum wage

A higher percentage of Black women are fulltime minimum wage workers than any other racial group. More than one-third of Black women have been...
Julianne Malveaux

Biden’s bill a step in the right direction

Exhale. Relief is on the way. President Biden’s COVID relief bill cleared the Senate with the narrowest of margins. It was a grueling process....

The right to vote is under siege 

The fundamental right in a democracy — the right to vote — is once more under siege. In state after state, Republican legislators have...
Julianne Malveaux

Black women’s organizations matter

March is Women’s History Month, and this month is the perfect time to lift the Black women’s organizations that make such an essential difference...
roger caldwell

Is there a problem with Black folks and the vaccine?

As I received my second coronavirus vaccine shot, the second day was interesting, because there was some pain, and my body was reacting to something...