Lately, there’s been a rush of conferences, meetings and celebrity-studded get-togethers to try and identify some common-sense steps to improve police-community relations in the USA.
When North Carolina passed laws eliminating anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and passing its “bathroom bill,” mandating that transgender people use the bathroom of their birth gender, they experienced almost immediate backlash.
“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.” - Matthew 25:21
The journalism profession generally considers plagiarism a cardinal sin. There are many, many examples of those previously punished for journalistic plagiarism by suspension, termination or other means.
After Baton Rouge, La. and Falcon Heights, Minn. there was Dallas. After rouge cops unceremoniously killed two Black men, there were five police officers killed by a deranged sniper who reportedly said he wanted to kill White police officers.
The day after 52 percent of the people who voted that Britain should leave the European Union, Google was deluged with questions. The most common – what is the European Union? That suggests that the people who voted to leave ...
More than a couple of million folks have responded to the words spoken by Jesse Williams, which points out the fact that many Black people are mesmerized by words that excite us and stimulate our emotions.
Brexit — the stunning British vote to leave the European Union — is a clear and dramatic rebuke of the country’s political and economic elites.
It is certain that within the next few months the American public will be overfed the Republican Party’s view of Hillary Clinton’s e-mail situation. She will be accused of all sorts of criminal behavior and lack of sound judgement.
I have always had enormous admiration for Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), and that admiration increased exponentially when I watched him lead dozens of his Congressional colleagues to sit-in on the floor of Congress to force a vote on gun control.
Muhammad Ali was, among other things, a proud Black man. He embraced his Blackness, and often referred to it.
“Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.” Laura Ingalls Wilder
The United States of America, is the greatest country in the world. It has been since 1492, in spite of its growing pains over the centuries, and has continued to grow and progress to this day.
Last week a federal grand jury indicted officer Michael Slager, who shot and killed Walter Scott in South Carolina, on several charges including violating civil rights laws
By now current research has clearly demonstrated that many of the U.S. Ivy League schools were partially or largely financed in their early history by profits and labor from American slave trading.