Clinton and Trump Point America in Two Very Different Directions

Residents in the District of Columbia voted in the last primary on Tuesday. Bernie Sanders vows to make the case to superdelegates that he...

Expanding the Non-White Teacher Pipeline

"If not for the teachers that I had at PS 276 in Canarsie and Mark Twain Junior High School in Coney Island, New York,...

Gary Convention: A Showcase of Political Impotence

Last weekend was supposed to be a remix of the 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary, Ind. Richard G. Hatcher, who became the...

Policing in Our Communities

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “policing in our community?” I admit the term “…our communities” is a nebulous term in...

A Call to Community for Affordable Healthcare

The presidential and congressional election campaigns this year are not the only arenas in which President Obama’s healthcare legacy is at stake.  Here in...

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Party Politics “Trumps” Racisim

“Ryan, the Speaker of the House Republican Congressman from Wisconsin, blasted Trump this week, saying Trump's criticism of a judge because of his ethnic...

Muhammad Ali Gave a Sea Change Lesson Heard Around the World

I first met Muhammad Ali when I was a 23-year-old newly minted 6’7’student athlete graduate of Temple University.  He visited the matinee performance of the...

Donald Trump: A Clear and Present Danger

The danger that Donald Trump, practitioner of questionable business practices, inveterate bully, racist, sexist, demagogue and the Republican Party's presumptive nominee for president of...

Muhammad Ali, the People’s Champion

I know it's extremely difficult, but if you can, ditch the memories of Muhammad Ali showing up uninvited at Sonny Liston's training camp, announcing...

WHAT ABOUT HARAMBE?

TriceEdney – Since his shooting at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28, the death of Harambe, a seventeen-year-old male, western lowland silverback gorilla, has created...

4-H Adopts an Urban Style

Meet Damien, a middle school student from Baltimore City.  Damien is sitting sideways in a chair nestled in a sunny corner of a schools’...

Black Hair Is Not a Trend for White Consumption

As much as I love the pool, growing up I always dreaded swimming. Because of my thick kinky hair, a field trip to the...