Memory: The Re-Birth of A Racist Nation

In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson hosted a special White House screening of D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation," a film based on The Clansman, by Wilson's friend Thomas Dixon. The film was a...

Walter Fields…The Real Terrorism

What we witnessed March 10 on Capitol Hill during hearings led by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, was a shameful example of the excesses of power. Claiming concern...

Obama Must Demonstrate Bold Leadership on Jobs

Any compromise President Obama reaches with Congress will fail to significantly reduce Black unemployment unless the plan is crafted to address joblessness in the three industries where African-American workers are concentrated – government jobs,...

Life, Death and Health Care Reform

It is becoming abundantly clear that the opponents of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act care little about minority health. David Bositis, senior research director for the Joint Center for Political and Economic...

Trump’s View of Intelligence Reveals Much About Him

One of the attributes of good leaders is that they are anxious to learn first-hand as much as possible about their charge. This does not seem to be the case with our President-elect, particularly...

Why Blacks are Voting for Hillary

Most racial, ethnic, religious, and political groups in the United States vote for people who appear to represent their best interests. Yet, when African Americans do the same thing, many people seem surprised -...

Our Journey Toward ‘One America’ Is at a Crossroad

When I rose to support the Democratic Party’s Platform at our National Convention in Philadelphia last week, I could not help thinking of my family’s long and continuing march from the fields of South...

Climate Change Disproportionately Impacts African American and Low Income Communities

Sometimes in the Black community, we’re so concerned about feeding our families, paying the rent and figuring out other essential things that we don’t take the time to think about the environment and how...

Baltimore: Another Horror Movie Re-run

The movie we are watching in Baltimore is a re-run and a sequel. The price of admission has always been too high, but we continue to pay the exorbitant price, anyway. As the opening...

Warren Shadd Makes Beautiful Music

Warren Shadd is making history while making beautiful music. He's a third generation musician; a second-generation piano technician; and now the first African American piano manufacturer.  The "Shadd Pianos" are not only being played...

HAIR

TriceEdney – My life in California was punctuated by some of the best vocalizations ever recorded.  Among these were the songs recorded by the awesome group, "The Fifth Dimension."  Although it was not their...

IT’S MORE THAN AN ISSUE OF GULLIBILITY

TriceEdney -- As a nation, we have passed the beginning, in earnest, of the 2016 Presidential Campaign.  There are few who don't understand that this is the most significant, pivotal and controversial election in...

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