The 'have tos' of the despots: U.S. Christians under siege

The comment has Hillary Clinton essentially saying that Christians must be forced to change their religious views to accommodate abortions.

LETTER: African-Americans and colon cancer

Here is some promising news: A recent study suggests that you can reduce your risk for colon cancer— a disease that afflicts African-Americans more than any other racial group in the United States— just by eating tasty vegan foods.

Baltimore: Another horror movie re-run

The movie we are watching in Baltimore is a re-run and a sequel.

Marilyn Mosby is the latest example of why Black lawyers matter

In response to last year’s killing of Michael Brown, La June Montgomery Tabron, who heads one of the nation’s largest philanthropies, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, issued a statement in which she astutely noted that deaths like Brown’s “demonstrate that the law-enforcement ...

Is your nail salon abusing workers?

A blockbuster investigation in The New York Times has exposed the harrowing, illegal conditions prevalent in nail salons in and around New York City -- including cases of illegal stealing of tips, failure to pay overtime or minimum wage and ...

The Conflicted Existence Of African American Men: Rap, Sports, Prison & Unemployment

My name is Antonio Moore I am the producer of the Al Jazeera documentarym "Crack in the System" (www.crackinthesystem.com) , and a former Los Angeles prosecutor. I recently did a more in depth piece on the reasons behind black males ...

A Tale of Two Baltimores

A beautiful and unique city, Baltimore is rich in many ways – its people, culture, heritage, resources, talent and history. Truly Charm City USA.

The urgency of holistic criminal justice reform in Baltimore

Congressman Elijah Cummings asked the key question at Freddie Gray’s funeral: “Did anyone recognize Freddie when he was alive?”

How we make Baltimore great!

I moved to Maryland from the Midwest in the early 2000s when I was 19.

Baltimore mother could save this nation!

Three cheers for the Baltimore mommy who was slapping and whipping the heck out of her son.

Justice not delayed in Baltimore

Three extremely qualified African American women are at the forefront of making certain that Freddie Gray’s death at the hands of police in Baltimore will not go unpunished.

A Baltimore City teacher reflects on the roots of the Baltimore riots

A letter from a Baltimore City teacher to parents of her second grade class following the night of widespread rioting on April 27, 2015

Succeeding while black: Five ways to avoid altercations with police

During the past few months there has been numerous incidents— some tragic— where police officers were accused of brutality and abuse of power against African Americans, including Ferguson, South Carolina and New York being the most well known. Some of ...

Minority Health Month: Making progress on health disparities

Half a century ago, our nation was in the midst of a Civil Rights revolution. Over these last few years, we've reached several milestones: the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Dr. King's transformative "I ...

Now is the time to answer the call

At a commemorative event two years ago, I heard a historian say that history is not a steady stream of events, but rather a series of punctuation points, like ripples from stones tossed into water.