Caring For An Aging Population

The number of senior citizens in our country is growing faster than at any other time in our history. They are living longer lives,...

Leadership Should Reflect the Racial Composition of our Communities

The shooting of a young African-American teenager, Michael Brown, by a White Ferguson, Missouri law enforcement officer has pushed that St. Louis suburban area...

Yet Another Sore Spot

On Aug. 9, police in Ferguson, Missouri shot Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, to death. The closed way in which the police responded...

Ferguson—It’s a Revolution!

Chanting slogans, crying in despair, praying in anguish, running and screaming as sirens are blaring, tear gas drops clouding the air, and police yelling,...

Not So Far From Ferguson

Over the last few weeks the country has had its eye on Ferguson, Missouri as a result of the shooting death of Michael Brown....

World Bank Pays Race-Based Salaries and it is Immune from Law Suits

Many American families pay their undocumented immigrant housekeepers and gardeners fractions of what it would cost them to hire Americans to do the same...

We all are the sons and daughters of Labor

For my family (and probably your own), Labor Day is a civil rights holiday - especially for those of us who are Americans of...

Is it a Mistake When a Black Man is murdered by the Police?

During Slavery in America, Blacks were considered three-fifths of a person, and their life was controlled by an overseer and master. The overseer was...

White Cops Kill at Least Two Blacks Each Week

Occasionally, police officers behave in such as dastardly manner that it captures international attention. There was the 1997 famous video of four White LAPD...

Mike Brown’s Death is a Product of America’s Recurring Tragedy and We All Have...

America’s one-sided race problem continues unabated. As “post racial” as we want to believe ourselves to be, we, as a society, continue to demonize...

STEM: A PATH TO THE PROMISE LAND

Meet my friend Jeff (not his real name).  Jeff was one of my classmates at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.  Poly was a magnet school that...

Working at Taking a Vacation

I don’t do vacations well.  I have to be pushed and prodded, just about guilt-tripped, into taking time off.  Sure, I’ll take an hour...