Friday, April 16, 2021
dahleen glanton

Lieutenant’s traffic stop is too familiar

Months after police killed George Floyd on a busy street in Minneapolis, Army Lt. Caron Nazario had a dangerous encounter with police in rural...

Revisiting the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Police reforms will never work unless accompanied by and embedded in rebuilding and empowering communities. Even as Derek Chauvin is on trial for the murder...
ben jealous

Biden’s promise to diversify the courts is starting strong

People who care about equal justice under the law should be very happy about President Joe Biden’s first set of judicial nominees.  I am especially...
Hazel Tric Edney

It’s worse than we ever thought

Among the first evidence presented by prosecutors in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in his killing of George Floyd is...

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...