Urge Congress to Protect Struggling Americans

I am writing in regard to the hearing that will be held on July 31 in Washington D.C. This hearing will take place as...

End of Session Letter from the Speaker Pro Tem

The 2017 Maryland General Assembly Session came to a close at midnight, April 10. It was a very busy, but very productive session. It...

Why Marriage in Maryland Matters

Let’s face it: Marriage for gay and lesbian couples is often perceived as a White issue. Yet, there are thousands of African Americans -...

Obamacare: What’s Next for Cancer Caregivers?

Cancer strikes without regard to politics. One in two men and one in three women will hear the dreaded words: “You have cancer” and...

EPA Reaches Out to Communities of Color

The Environmental Protection Agency was established on Dec. 2, 1970 under Republican President Nixon in the wake of elevated concerns about the environment. On Oct....

Maryland Black Businesses Would Gain Under O’Malley Wind Energy Bill

Just look at the numbers. The U.S. economy was shedding millions of jobs at the peak of the recession in late 2008 and early...

The State of the VA Maryland Health Care System

This week, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin delivered the first “State of the VA” address to highlight the progress the Department...

DECISIVE ROLE?

TriceEdney—I listen to the news about the 2016 Presidential election religiously. What amazes me is that so many have just discovered that Blacks and...

WHEN WILL IT END?

TriceEdney—After all of the senseless killings in schools, in churches, in workplaces, on streets by civilians and by those charged to protect and to...

Hate Groups Need to be Confronted

The growth in hate groups and the use of their divisive and negative language in the mainstream political and media arena is cause for...

In Debate Debacle, Black America, Baltimore Just Throw Away Lines

Donald Trump’s 2005 comments about him having the ability to kiss and grope women’s genitals with impunity were ubiquitous last night on the stage...

ERA’s TIME HAS COME!

TriceEdney – It’s Women’s History Month, and we should be celebrating accomplishments of women, but things aren’t improving for women in poverty. Black women are...