Affordable health care

Do you have health insurance? Prior to last year, many people did not have health care because they could not afford it.

Millennials: Take the torch and run with it

I have taken the last three weeks and watched as events have unfolded in Ferguson, Missouri, and now in New York.

Yes, marching still makes a difference

“Hands up, don’t shoot.” “No justice, no peace.” “I can’t breathe.” “Black lives matter.”

Will video cameras reduce police brutality?

I can’t believe that in the 21st century in the United States of America, we can’t get a simple indictment for a murder of a man that was caught on videotape

After decade of hope, we are still looking for change

As the end of another tumultuous year approaches, Black people again find ourselves in the relative same economic and political position as we were the year before, and the years preceding.

Black people are angry

There have been protests all over the United States from the West Coast to the East Coast

Perverted view of Black on Black crime

In the aftermath of a Black teen being killed in Ferguson, Missouri, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was asked a simple question on NBC television’s Meet the Press

Will larger CBC translate into greater clout?

Even though the next Congress, which starts on Jan. 6, 2015, will feature 48 African Americans, the largest number in history, the question is:

Oh yes, Lord. Nobody knows the trouble we have seen

Oh yes, Lord. Nobody knows the trouble we have seen Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen Nobody knows my sorrow Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen Glory hallelujah!

Recycling the same failed education policies

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

‘Friends’ desert Bill Cosby when he needs them most

“Hey, hey, hey (in my best Fat Albert’s voice), please listen to what I have to say. My friend Bill Cosby is in trouble today.”

Preparing HBCU students for law school

The University of Baltimore has launched a program to groom students from Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities for law school.

Immigration reform is the right thing to do

President Barack Obama spoke to the American people last week explaining why he was going to take executive action to fix our broken immigration system

Blacks still devastated by HIV/AIDS

As we prepare to commemorate World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, this is a good time to look at how the epidemic continues to devastate our community.

Affordable Care Act: Getting America covered

Nov. 15 marked the start of the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period. Millions of Americans will have the opportunity to shop for and enroll in customized health insurance plans most suited to their personal needs until Feb. 15.