Saturday, January 16, 2021

Overcoming stigmas to improve your mental health

Editor’s note: This commentary is provided by the Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) of Florida A&M University. The holidays are known as a...

Curbing law enforcement industry’s political power

“I can’t breathe.” The panic in my brother’s faint voice struck me like a hammer blow. These words have become dreadfully familiar. We were at...

We were guinea pigs for the U.S

Having said all that, I’ll still be standing in lines soon as my number is called for the COVID vaccination. I prefer the Pfizer...

Let the Black Caucus be Black

Black people suffer because they have no real representation in Congress. The Congressional Black Caucus takes its orders from Nancy Pelosi, who serves corporations,...

Trump’s Justice Department once again protects the powerful

“Anyone with decent vision can see from the parking-lot video of the shooting that the claim that Loehmann was able to repeatedly warn Tamir...

Take a stand against gun violence

Gun violence spiked across the country in 2020, the most violent year in decades. 19,000 were killed in shootings, the highest death toll in...

A new way of looking at resolutions

I have never been good at keeping New Year’s resolutions. I make too many, and they are too grand and unwieldy to ever stick...

Black officers like me are poised to play critical role in reform

It is of utmost important that our voices be heard. Now is the time to unapologetically inject Black into Blue. Earlier this month, I had...

Pandemic relief and the Georgia elections

It’s not very often that voters have a chance to shift the direction of the country twice in just two months. Let’s make it...

What didn’t kill me made me stronger

For at least the last 30 or 40 years, I have written opinion columns about how political parties in the United States have used,...