The fight against the virus has always been a struggle. This election did not change that fundamental truth. Much work remains to be done to achieve the end of the epidemic. We all need to keep advocating.
I feel blessed I see America through a more hopeful prism thanks to a gift presented to me at birth; my father's decision
The man that spoke of his love fest with Trump was legendary football great Jim Brown. Brown had barely got the loving words of praise about Trump out his mouth before the predictable debate raged.
The thing I have noticed most since our ill-fated election is FEAR! Please don't let that happen. Please don't let your vote
When Ben Carson emphatically declared that he has no government experience that would qualify him to run a federal agency, most took this to mean that he would quietly recede if not fade from public attention. We should have known better.
The proof was Johnson's face to face with Trump and a purported offer of a job in his administration. It's easy for Johnson
Having binge-watched the news coverage of this cycle on MSNBC and CNN for the last 15 months and after reading a host of other web news sources this is my analysis of what happened in two words.
Our lives and our families matter. This election, we can't stay home, nor can we vote solely for the top of the ticket. We must go to the polls, vote all the way down ballot, including local races. We must vote like our lives depend on it.
A group of Black doctors in Los Angeles and throughout California have been waging a long, valiant, and lonely fight against a practice which has had disastrous effects on the quality of medical care in poor, and underserved communities and harmful consequences for the doctors. The practice is medical racial profiling.
Newly released data on health insurance coverage from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a continued significant decline in the
"One possibility is that blacks in racially hostile communities experience lower-quality health care, or may avoid seeking
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Lamont's death followed a shooting
Blacks have paid with their blood and earned the right to lay as much, if not more, claim to the flag and the national anthem as theirs as those among the most rabid flag waving, phony super patriot bellowing crowd. This is their America, always has been, and it's their flag and national anthem too whether they choose to stand when it's played or not.
Yet, Trump's point still dangles heavily in the air that the Democrats routinely engage in a crude brand of plantation politics
I can always count on the media to beat to death, revive, and beat to death again the in and out of sports world misdeeds of black athletes. And just as predictably, I can count on it to brush aside, apologize for, or make objects of sympathy the misdeeds of white pro athletes.
Trump doesn't want or need that because it flies in the face of the narrative and the image that he's crafted for his campaign which is stuffed with the GOP's standard use of racially loaded code words and attack points.
The challenge then is not to hold Hillary's feet to the fire for a policy from the past that's had and has bad consequences for the present. But to hold her feet to the flame to deliver on her pledge to push for meaningful criminal justice system reforms, and programs and initiatives to aid the urban poor once in the White House.
The negative press and public embarrassment of the favelas has forced Brazilian officials to take some steps toward alleviating the worst of the conditions and abuses. Yet that doesn't wipe away the continued stain of the poverty, neglect and systemic violence that the favelas are still synonymous with. Nowhere has this been more chilling than in the treatment of the children of the favelas.
The vast sums they spend on enforcement must be invested in rebuilding communities of color, and that entails the participation by stakeholders in those communities in spotlighting and monitoring programs where and how the funds should be spent. The message: Not more arrests for pot, but more invest!