Monday, August 10, 2020

Sisters rising – Black women’s votes in 2017

Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam is as dull as they come. Listening to him speak is about as exciting as watching paint dry. But he’s a...

Stop trivialization, preservation of slavery, racism

As one of the co-founders of the evolving environmental justice movement worldwide, I am always interested in how some people today who have amassed...

Nooses in the workplace – when does it stop?

Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace?  Equal...

Black women and children’s lives matter

While in the midst of proclaiming Black Lives Matter (and I agree), I want to make it clear that  all  Black Lives Matter, including...

NFL ban on Black players lingers

The National Football League season opened this month with a full slate of games. On the field,...

Donald Trump’s infrastructure hoax

Nearly ten percent of our bridges are deficient or decrepit, a quarter of our schools are in fair or poor condition. More than half...

Black women will decide the next president

WYLECIA WIGGS HARRIS TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE In 2012, women overall had a higher voting rate (64 percent) than men (60 percent), according to the U.S....

HBCUs are worth more than a photo op

ANDREW HAIRSTON, ESQ. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE I love Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). I’m biased, as I’m a graduate of Howard University. My...

They don’t just disappear

If I had to speculate about a common thread that weaves its way through the lives of most of my friends and acquaintances, I’d...

Why calling Black Lives Matter ‘anti-police’ won’t work

It has been both interesting and unsettling to watch the attacks from the political right on the Black Lives Matter movement, and the larger...