Dishonoring our Vets

The last Monday in May, Memorial Day, is for honoring those who died in service to our country. It is tragically ironic that around...

Morgan President Wrong; University Board Absolutely Right

Morgan State University President David Wilson was wrong in attempting to preempt or otherwise influence the final judgment of the Maryland Federal District Court...

Affordable Health Care Is Our Right

On May 5, I joined Dr. Claudia Baquet and other notables to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Journal of Health for the Poor...

New Generation of Wealthy Hip Hop Artist

Whenever someone is the first to reach a historic milestone in the world of finance and wealth, notable homage is usually paid to that...

Go Live on a Farm?

Last week’s Baltimore City Council’s vote giving preliminary approval of council bill 13-0261 Minors – Curfew Reform, a beefed up version of a decades...

The Difficult Math of Inequality

Thousands of fast food workers took to the streets this week, staging strikes in protest over their low pay. In states where the minimum...

Almost 60 Years Later and Losing Ground in the Battle to Integrate

May 17 is 60 years after 1954 Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case was decided noting "separate but equal" as...

Tired of Predatory Student Loans? Speak Up by May 27

Are you tired of complaining to family and friends about things you feel powerless to change? Or, as college costs continue to climb and...

A Shout Out to Teen Fathers

Becoming a father takes work. Before you became a father you were first, now you must learn that it is a father's place to...

A Look Back on Brown

On May 17, 1954, in the case of Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, the U.S. Supreme Court ended federally sanctioned racial...

Fighting for Their Families

"I am fighting for my father. He is undocumented. I am fighting for all of the children who don't have their mothers and fathers...

Standing Up For Those Who Stand Up for Us

During "Public Service Recognition Week," observed each year during the first week in May, we come together to honor the women and men who...