Congress Must Vote So that Every American Can Vote

On August 6, principled Americans of every background commemorated the 51st anniversary of that historic day in 1965 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed...

Education is Therapeutic

If something or some activity is therapeutic it’s generally good for you. From my foxhole, education fits into that definition. You do not have...

Baltimore City Council Turns Its Back on $15 Minimum Wage

Eight Baltimore city council members voted against Councilperson Mary Pat Clarke’s $15 minimum wage an hour bill and one abstained to defeat her bill....

Baltimore Cops Routinely Violate Rights of Blacks

After reading the 164-page Justice Department report on the Baltimore Police Department, it is surprising that street rebellions didn't occur sooner in Baltimore. The report...

A Tale of Two Selfies

Donald Trump and his mob of supporters continue to show they're happiest when wallowing in the cesspool of human behavior. Who would have thought...

Children of Color Need to See Themselves in Books

Do your children love the books on their summer reading lists? Are your children reading about diverse cultures and books that reflect their experience...

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...