Hope and Fear Are on the Ballot This Year

At our annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner in Washington D.C. earlier this month, President Obama shared some important insights about this year’s elections. Speaking...

What’s Next After the First Debate?

The first presidential candidate debate is over. While it was informative and even entertaining, from my foxhole, most importantly it was insightful. While actions...

Integrate Arts in Baltimore Classrooms

Over the past three decades, studies on arts integration into classrooms and its relationship with the development of the cognitive mind have brought promising...

Love Him or Hate Him, Donald Trump Has Transformed Politics Forever

As my readers know, I don’t pay much attention to polls. I think they are a total waste of time and have proven to...

No Justice, No Peace

Washington, DC – The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO (APALA) rises in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter and the Movement for Black Lives, following the...

Building Men of Character in Baltimore

In the early 1980s, a dark plague of drugs and violence re-emerged and fast became the norm in many inner-city neighborhoods throughout the country....

Take the High Road On Construction in Baltimore

Today's construction industry is two-faced. One model in construction combines jobs, high-quality training, and education to put workers on a career path with sustainable wages...

Sioux Tribe Engaged in Sacred Environmental Battle

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota are reportedly engaged in a legal environmental and sacred battle against Dakota Access, a subsidiary of...

A Letter of Appreciation to All Who Decided to Open Accounts in Black Banks:...

As president of the National Bankers Association, whose members include many of the Black-owned banks that received and are still receiving an unprecedented level...

Trump, African Americans and Muslims

African Americans are largely Christian and the Christian church has historically been the center of Black life.  The church has been the epicenter for...

The Presidential Elections and Military Senior Leaders

The use of U.S. generals and admirals (or “Flag Officers” as they are called when grouped together) as endorsers of American Presidential candidates has...

SET COREY JACOBS FREE FROM PRISON

As the daughter of a formerly incarcerated mother, I know from personal experience that when one person goes to prison, the whole family goes...