Friday, April 16, 2021

Stop ‘othering’ folks; they had names we should not forget

In our struggle against white supremacy, we must all link arms to protect and care for one another. I wondered how long expressions of empathy...
Dr E Faye Williams

Racist Republicans are no longer hiding

As long as I remember, generosity has been a personal value that I’ve embraced and practiced. I assume that my large number of siblings...
Erin Aubry

Chauvin is in the courtroom, but Black people are on trial

With the romance of last year’s George Floyd moment in the rearview mirror — the massive protests against anti-Black racism rolling in seemingly inexhaustible...
Orland Sentinel

DeSantis’ impulsive ban of ‘vaccination passports’ could have unintended consequences

The governor’s order says it’s ‘necessary to protect the fundamental rights and privacies of Floridians,’ but the order makes no allowances for the rights...
Onyesonwu Chatoyer

African women, don’t be a Mammy for empire

The history of the struggle of our people’s liberation is riddled with the stories of women who refused to compromise with or find their...

It’s time for B-CU’s Board of Trustees to adopt ‘best practices’

As stakeholders of the Bethune-Cookman University, the National Alumni Association (NAA) is ready to stand with university leaders in support of “best practices.” The B-CU...
Dwayne l. Taylor

A rainy day and night in Georgia

As a retired member of the Florida State House of Representatives, I am appalled and disgusted with the recent passage of the Georgia state...

George Floyd was somebody and his death can’t be in vain

As the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by mercilessly pressing his knee...

Diversity is America’s true strength

The recent murder of eight people in North Georgia, six of them Asian American women, has brought national attention to the increasing violence and...

Let me tell you about church changes

When I was a little boy running around the Carver Homes government housing project in Atlanta, I remember how my parents would dress me...