WHITE ON BLACK CRIME

TriceEdney - This week, I must first acknowledge the senseless taking of lives in Las Vegas. My prayers of condolence reach out to those...

‘Strange Fruit’ Is Still Hanging From the Trees

For the past two Sundays, the world has been witness to a climactic moment in our nation's history. Players from across the NFL expressed...

Re-Thinking South Carolina’s Monuments to the Confederacy

Considering the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., and the ongoing debate over the legitimate place of Civil War and Reconstruction era monuments in this...

Maryland Takes the Lead in Making Prescription Drugs Affordable.

Prescription drugs are too expensive and many of us who need them, can’t afford them. A new law in Maryland aims to turn the...

Reporting Off Key in Anthem Protest Controversy

Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen’s Sept. 25 column was full of fury and righteous indignation, with his strongest rhetorical thunder aimed at athletes who dared...

…WHILE ROME BURNED

TriceEdney—Historic references are frequently used to comparatively illuminate the character of current persons and/or events.  Recently I have been reminded of the saying, "Nero...

Living in the Eye of the Storm

In 2005, appalled by the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, I was compelled to publicly criticize the Bush Administration’s delay in providing life-saving assistance...

It’s Time to Help D.C.’s Most Vulnerable Residents Quit Smoking

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the country and is related to at least 5,600 deaths in D.C. alone. D.C. is...

WHEN WILL THIS END?

TriceEdney — My best friend left us and moved to his heavenly home a few weeks ago.  For those who knew Dick Gregory, it’s...

The Coalition Speaks: A Tribute to the AFRO

As the AFRO-American Newspaper celebrates its 125th birthday, it is time for the public to say, “Thank you to the nation’s number one African American...

After 10 Years, Still No Trial for Kharon Davis

"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and...

Why We Must Fight the Effort to Repeal D.C.’s Death with Dignity Act

I watched a close friend and native Washingtonian, Pam, battle and beat breast cancer twice.  She was a brave, strong, God-fearing woman who inspired...