Health, Homelessness and Health Care

Homelessness is brutal. Without shelter, food, income, hygiene and physical or behavioral health care it is impossible to be healthy. Homelessness is defined as living...

D.C.’s School Reform Works

This week is National School Choice Week, when parents, students and teachers meet with elected representatives at the federal, state and local level, making...

Republicans’ Convenient Memory Loss on Trump’s Racist Language

“I’ve got a president of the United States whose office I respect, who talks about the country’s origins of my fellow citizens in the...

America Votes for Our Future in 2018

On Jan. 15 we celebrated Dr. King’s Day as a national day of service. This was as it should be. Our love, dedication and...

Leaping Toward the Middle Class

Two years ago, Betty Henderson, a native of New Orleans but a longtime Washingtonian who moved to the capital in the seventies, faced a...

This Haiti Earthquake Anniversary, Black Immigrants are Under Threat

In so many ways our lives as immigrants in the United States, are the same as anyone who works hard to take care of...

Martin’s Birthday Sermon: The Negro Is Your Brother

TriceEdney---As the world pauses to honor one of the greatest African Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, most conscious Americans are bowing our...

How to Honor Dr. King on his 50th

ATLANTA—Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 50 years old on Jan. 15, 1979. Each year we celebrate his birthday, praising God for allowing such...

Time to Focus on School Choice in Baltimore and Across America

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations and individuals in Maryland and across America will work together to raise awareness about the importance of...

Suicide Is Not Just a White Thing

Suicide is a real problem in the Black community. According to the Center for Disease Control, the suicide rate of Black children between ages...

After Alabama Victory, Black Women Must Lead

In the aftermath of Doug Jones’ stunning victory, Alabama stands once more where the south has stood since my time as a girl growing...

Reaping the Bitter Fruit Sown in Baltimore

Is it justified to simply scorn the behavior of bad actors who wreak havoc upon neighborhoods in Baltimore without accounting for the unabated decades-long...