Blood on the Roots

Author and university professor Karsonya Wise Whitehead contemplated the concept of, "freedom," as millions celebrated the Fourth of July. I had a moment during Sunday...

DEMOCRATS, WE ARE YOUR BASE!

Trice-Edney--For years, Black people have delivered our vote to Democrats. Many Democrats wouldn't have won without our vote.  Now some Black people, and other...

Lives in the Balance Part III: The Moral Test for our Society

Civilized societies ultimately are judged upon how we treat our citizens when they are most vulnerable, and few in our society are more vulnerable...

Can I Live?

Heart disease, cancer, asthma, and premature births are illnesses that residents of south Baltimore face. The neighborhood of Curtis Bay, located in South Baltimore,...

An Open Letter to Morgan State University President David Wilson

Dear Dr. David Wilson, Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to address my concerns about closing the doors of WEAA-FM as a “Source for...

GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

TriceEdney -- The only time I can remember TIME moving as slowly as it has during the past six months was when I was...

Cosby Legacy Further Tarnished by Post-Trial Actions

As Bill Cosby’s legal woes involving alleged sexual assault continues to play out in the court room and the public, his once squeaky-clean image...

My Experience with Holding D.C. Police Accountable

It is undisputed that Blacks are racially profiled and discriminated against consistently by law enforcement, due to implicit bias stemming from the horrendous history...

What Does the District Owe Returning Citizens?

The D.C. Council approved the city’s budget earlier this year. While many people were unhappy with the budget, one clear loser was the returning...

New Healthcare Bill – the Wrong Choice for African Americans

Baltimore, MD - In 1954, Thurgood Marshall and a team of NAACP attorneys argued the landmark civil rights case, Brown v. Board, before the...

OPEN SEASON

TriceEdney -- My regular readers know that I have friends in all walks-of-life, and some practice old-school lifestyle avocations.  I communicate with them as...

When Do President Trump’s Misrepresentations Become Too Much?

President Donald Trump has a bad habit of stretching the truth—too often, and mostly for his own glorification.  Indeed it appears to happen so...