The State of Race Relations

Sometimes when I think of where America stands as it relates to race relations, I’m reminded of a marriage in crisis. The root of...

IT’S WORTH REPEATING

TriceEdney --- Protestations regarding the value of Black Lives have become increasingly common in the public dialogue.  The simple phrase, "Black Lives Matter," has...

How to Avoid G.M.O.s in Your Food

What are G.M.O.s?  Genetically Modified Organism (G.M.O.) is the result of laboratory process where genes from the DNA of one species are extracted and...

The Plight of the Washingtonian East of the Anacostia

It may not be scripture but it sure is true: "An idle mind is the devil's workshop." People clearly haven't enough on their minds...

The MTA’s Transformative Transit Plan for Baltimore

In July, Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn announced the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) received the green light to advance the $27 million North...

Even Funerals Are Not Family Reunions Anymore

Most of the relatives on my mother's side migrated from Tuscaloosa, Ala. to Johnson City, Tenn., where my oldest aunt, Julia Mae Cousin, established...

You Know Things Are Bad for Donald Trump When…

Since Donald Trump effectively won the Republican Party nomination by winning the New York primary in May, keeping up with every outrageous statement and...

The Continuing Fight for the Rights to Vote

Last week, a panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rebuked the North Carolina legislature for acting with "discriminatory intent" in passing...

Breaking the ‘Blue Wall of Silence’ in Police Departments

In Columbus, Ohio, two African American police officers filed formal complaints against a white police officer, charging that this White officer made racial slurs...

100+ Women Support Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

Support for Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby (August 5, 2016) Claims of police brutality or misconduct are not unwarranted and should not be...

WE’VE GOT THE POWER!

TriceEdney --- It’s been said that if a lie is told loudly and often enough, it will stand as the truth.  Just as many...

Voting Rights in Black-and-White

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit made a historic civil rights statement last week. Judge Diana Gribbon Motz’s unanimous decision...