We Have the Power to Save Lives

Most Americans already grasp this truth, but it bears repeating.  Our families will not be as safe from gun violence as they should be...

There’s Hope for Hip Hop

I once heard the question asked: “When did you first fall in love with hip hop?” For me, it was when I heard “Reminisce,”...

Act on Your Independence and Vote

Now that Independence Day, the 4th of July, has passed, what are our thoughts about it? Are they how much fun was had and...

First Lady Michelle Obama: For Girls, A Heartbreaking Loss — And An Opportunity

Ralphina Feelee lives in Liberia, where the average family gets by on less than two dollars a day, and many families simply can't afford...

Small Win against Crushing Tide—SCOTUS Says Yes to Race Factor in College Admissions

On June 23, the Supreme Court of the United States provided a small, yet meaningful win for affirmative action in Fisher v. University of...

THE LEAST OF THESE

TriceEdney---A week ago, I traveled with an associate to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With 13 and 1/2 hours travel each way and a brief stay,...

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Affirmative Action

In many instances, the Supreme Court's recent affirmative action ruling upholding the University of Texas's affirmative action program was overshadowed by a same-day order...

26 HOURS

"There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience...

A ‘Loving’ History for the Ages

Dear Sir, I am writing to you concerning a problem we have. 5 yrs. ago my husband and I were married here in the District. We...

The Greener Side of Real Estate

A few years ago, I was doing some research on how Maryland was leading the charge when it came to sustainable building practices and...

Your Body is a Temple, Treat it that Way

As a Black person living in America and a woman of faith, I am proud of the role that the church still plays in...

DIVERSITY, RACE, OR PRIVILEGE?

(Trice-Edney) Our country is currently convulsing over issues of diversity and race.  Police departments from Baltimore to Minneapolis view diversity hiring as the antidote...