LBC: Why Pre-K Suspensions Should Be Banned

In 2015, researchers scrutinized the effects of out-of-school suspension in Maryland Public Schools. They found that out-of-school suspensions are linked to drop-out rates, disengagement,...

Civil Rights: Unfinished Business of Our Nation’s History

As one of his final acts in office, President Obama established the Freedom Riders National Monument.  Building upon the ‘Journey of Reconciliation,’ an integrated...

Beattyville and Baltimore Are More Alike than Different

As I sat watching the CNN documentary news recently, a segment on Beattyville, Ky. came across the screen. The title read, “Trump gives America's...

I’M NOT TIRED YET!

TriceEdney—At my church, we sing a song entitled “I’m Not Tired Yet.”  I love that song because it gives me the energy and the...

A Lesson from Black History for 2017

In asking America to focus upon the significance to African Americans of gaining an empowering public education, both historically and today, The Association for...

Trump’s Environmental Bold Picks and Plays

Bold Picks So far, Trump’s cabinet picks look like shelves of motor oil cans arranged from premium oil to mid-grade.  This sludge is toxic, harmful,...

I Don’t Know Omarosa Manigault, But I Do Know April Ryan

April Ryan, who has covered the White House for 20 years, has earned respect from colleagues in government and reporters across the country. She...

IT SHOULDN’T FEEL THIS WAY

TriceEdney -- Without creating too much knowledge of how chronologically advanced I am, I can honestly say I've seen my share of presidential campaigns and have...

A Missing Black Political Conversation on Climate Change

Lead-tainted public water in Flint, Mich., may have become a bottle water-grabbing cause celebre in 2016 as Black social movements protested the scandalous manmade...

A Pastoral Response to the Travel Ban

The deplorable executive orders issued by the president over the past week, in particular the ban on Muslims from traveling into the United States,...

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Are Only the Beginning

PreDonald Trump isn’t Superman. He isn’t going to bring his alternative facts, revenge, and ultra-nationalist way door-to-door. If he’s serious about Brezhnev-esque parades of...

Update from the Md. Legislative Black Caucus

On Feb. 4, members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland welcomed hundreds of middle school and high school students, from all around the...