Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The killing of Arbery and our continuing terror

Today there is a national outcry about the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. The public condemnation has forced a belated response. Those accused of his murder...

Do murder charges in Arbery killing signify a turning point in U.S.?

Something about Ahmaud Arbery’s death struck a chord with a lot of people. This time, the gunning down of an unarmed black man seemed...

DeSantis chooses facts over fear on coronavirus

The major media wants us to believe that it is concerned about the public and the COVID-19 virus. However, its apparent goal is to...

Why do Black folks think a Black vice president will be our savior?

I wish all Black women, and men, that desire to be their party’s VP a world of success. I’m fine with a Black VP....

COVID-19 funding will save HBCUs like B-CU

Three years ago this month, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) graduates and their supporters booed the hell out of Secretary Betsy DeVos. Former B-CU President Edison Jackson...

What do we have to lose? Our jobs or our lives

A little less than four years ago, the president tried to get Black votes with the question, “What do you have to lose.” The...

How journalists should respond to president’s press circus

For eight straight days, I forced myself to watch the press conferences presented by number 45, aka Donald J. Trump.  The show was supposed...

Stop excluding people of color in environmental policies

The deadly destruction wrought by the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the harsh inequities in American society, disproportionately ravaging Black America and other communities...

Ways to ease emergency needs for medical deserts during COVID-19

According to the  American Hospital Association Annual Survey, over 1,000 hospitals in our country have closed since 1975. As a result, communities from coast to...

Donald Trump is just a lonely man looking for love

We could be all wrong about Donald Trump. Maybe America isn’t in the grips of a madman. There could be a more benign reason...