opinion

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Why Black Men Face Unacceptable Disparities

Black men are nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with and over twice as likely to die from the disease, but it doesn’t have to be this way.
09/22/2022

OPINION: What The Tuskegee Study Teaches Us All About The Continued Problem Of Medical Racism

The horrid experiment on Black bodies opened the door to the prevalence of racist practices in medicine. The call for equity in health care should be louder than ever.
08/05/2022

OPINION: A Supreme Court Ruling That Impacts Climate Change Makes Environmental Racism Worse

A decision that sets back the Environmental Protection Agency will have a domino effect on Black people nationwide.
07/01/2022

OPINION: In The Faith Community, Understanding Reproductive Rights Is Not A Sin

In the Roe v. Wade debate it is possible to be both pro-choice and pro-life, and with a Supreme Court decsion looming, this is why it’s important.
06/24/2022

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