Politics

Why America May Go to Hell!

I hope you will speak up loudly and do whatever else is necessary to stop Congress’ hugely unjust Tax Cuts ...
Community

Healing the Gaping Open Wound: An Urgent Call for More ...

A National Public Radio story this week described a visit to Escuela Gaspar Vila Mayans, a public elementary school in ...
CommunityPolitics

Children and the Opioid Crisis

President Trump’s announcement yesterday reminded us all that the opioid crisis is a public health emergency, but in fact it ...
Black History

Reflections on Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook: A Great Teacher and ...

When Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook passed away May 29 our nation and world lost a very creative and distinguished political ...
Community

Banning “Lunch Shaming”

In 2017, we’re taking hot lunches out of a child’s hands and throwing it away…We’re one of the wealthiest and ...
Community

The 5th National GrandRally: Building a Community of Hope

When the contestants on “Dancing With the Stars” recently performed routines representing the most memorable year of their lives, Olympic ...
Black History

A Time for Courage and Truth

After the new administration’s first Black History Month event included a general reference to 19th century lion Frederick Douglass as “somebody ...
Black FilmCulture

Confronting Oscar-Nominated Moonlight’s Moving and Powerful Truths

Everyone should watch the film Moonlight nominated for eight Academy Awards. Why? Because it’s a very powerful story of a poor Black boy’s ...
Black History

Honoring Dr. Dorothy Irene Height: Great Civil Rights, Women’s Rights ...

 “We African American Women seldom do just what we want to do, but always what we have to do. I ...