Monday, August 10, 2020

What about Harambe?

Since his shooting at the Cincinnati Zoo on June 28, the death of Harambe, a 17-year-old male gorilla, has created a firestorm of controversy...

Affirmative action for wealthy immigrants is hypocritical

In the same week that it was revealed that the Department of Injustice is spearheading attacks on affirmative action, our 45th president indicated his...

Add civil rights voices to housing reform talks

Wherever you live, or whatever your household size, home is a special place where children are raised and memories are made. Owning a home...

It’s no surprise and there’s no doubt

I’ve never witnessed it. It’s only been reported to me by those present to experience it. It’s an open secret that is made no...

Betsy DeVos is unfit, unprepared, unworthy

Betsy “Devoid” (of good sense), also known as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, is an aberration, an abomination,...

Has America given up on school desegregation?

May 17th marked the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing so-called “separate but equal”...

Don’t be complacent in the face of hate

The day after Donald Trump was elected the 45th president, a group of middle school students in Royal Oak, Mich., chanted, “Build the wall!”...

A second look at Ronald Reagan

While presidential candidate Joe Biden is struggling with being confronted with his past, let’s not forget that...

Past due time for healthcare system to protect Black Americans

Today, Americans are facing unprecedented times. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, our country has fallen into an economic recession, and...

Another senseless murder by police

In the spirit of the season, my original plan for this week was to present a column that was light-hearted and uplifting, but my...