Friday, April 16, 2021
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...
Medical Marijuuna

Black physicians discuss benefits of medical marijuana

Editor’s note: This commentary is provided by the Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) of Florida A&M University. Dr. Genester Wilson-King is a board-certified...

Racism is embedded in every institution and system in America

As many Americans acknowledge that the system is broken, they rather spend more time debating the problem, then taking meaningful action. On the other...
jarrett carter sr.

The next great plight for HBCUS – presidential departures

Bethune-Cookman University President E. LaBrent Chrite resigned from his post on March 16. He is now the new president of Bentley University, a predominantly...
Dr E Faye Williams

Thin line between lies and facts

I am not an outdoors person, but I am naturally curious and pay attention to my surroundings. Being observant satisfies my curiosities and affords...
ben jealous

Black farmers get COVID relief they deserve

If you ever begin to doubt that elections matter, think about Black farmers. The new COVID relief law takes significant steps to address decades of...

Racism, misogyny and access to guns are deadly combination

Our nation suffered another deadly shooting spree inspired by misogyny and racism, enabled by irresponsibly lax firearm regulation. A self-described “sex addict” seeking to rid...