opinion

OPINION: For A Model Of Protecting Black Women, Look To The SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings, Not the Oscars

When Sen. Cory Booker vocally uplifted Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, he showed what pushing back against disrespect is supposed to look like.
03/29/2022

OPINION: Changing the Chemistry of Justice By Elevating Women Like Ketanji Brown Jackson

Although women have made great strides in the judicial field, there is still more work to do, and it’s being done.
03/22/2022

OPINION: Why The Ketanji Brown Jackson I Remember Would Make An Excellent Supreme Court Justice

One of the High Court nominee’s Harvard Law School Classmates reflects on memories of her and rebukes her her detractors.
03/04/2022

OPINION: Texas Heads To The Polls In Primary But Voting Rights Are Under Attack

In the first state primary of the 2022 election season, Texans are facing it as legislators pass bills that can hinder the ability to cast ballots.
02/28/2022

OPINION: Trayvon Martin 10 Years Later - What Has America Really Learned?

Black people still continue to experience the trauma of overpolicing and the nation still makes scant effort to change anything. So what will it take?
02/25/2022

OPINION: Educators and Advocates Can Fight for Black Curriculum in the Classroom With The Right Resources

Despite the pushback, there are many ways to continue bringing the gift of learning about our history and culture to our students.
02/21/2022

Opinion: The Notion of the Biden Administration Passing Out Crack Pipes Is Nonsense, Point Blank. Here’s Why

Reports that the White House is spending $30 million to give such drug paraphernalia to addicts is ridiculous, but that doesn’t stop the misinformation mill.
02/14/2022

OPINION: Using Critical Race Theory As An Excuse Not To Teach Black History, A Nefarious Tactic

The study of systemic racism and its impact is targeted at collegiate level education, but some are using it as a reason to avoid educating schoolchildren about the history of Black people.
02/10/2022

Essay: Putting Martin Luther King’s Words Into Action To Defy Mental Health Injustices

The experience of a Black psychiatrist who went beyond her job to help a patient illustrates the structural racism that Dr. King spoke of many years ago.
01/14/2022

OPINION: Why White Supremacy Is a Nefarious Culprit Behind The Omicron Variant

A new coronavirus strain is looming over an already weary global population, but the racial disparities behind vaccine inequality are why the door has been left open for it.
12/03/2021

OPINION: Why The Ahmaud Arbery Case Verdict Was Clearly The Right One

The 25-year-old Georgia man should never have been chased and killed. That is why the jury’s decision was a very simple one.
11/24/2021