By Rashad ShabazzGuest Contributor Once again, Americans are left reeling from the horror of video footage showing police brutalizing an unarmed Black man, who later died. Some details in the latest case of extreme police violence were gut-wrenchingly familiar: a ...Read More »
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Trying To Make A Difference, One Day At A Time
By Selwyn RichardsContributing Columnist You are not alone. We have entered a New Year and while we try to navigate our way through the future that we cannot predict, it is comforting to recognize and acknowledge the presents of our ...Read More »
In The Caribbean, What We Need Is Love
By Basil SpringerContributing Columnist “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” – I Corinthians 13:13 We must exhibit a proliferation of faith, exude positive vibes of hope and, above all, infuse a ...Read More »
Why Is Emancipation Day Important?
By Ingrid Wilson, CHRL, CMS Guest Contributor As we approach, August 1st and Emancipation Day — in the land now known as Canada – we need to understand why Emancipation Day is so important to Black peoples and their communities, ...Read More »
All Lives Matter!
By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist It has often been said that it is useless worrying about what we cannot change or control. However, I think we need to make a greater effort to change the things that are detrimental to ...Read More »
World Change And Protecting Impressionable Young Minds
By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist The world continues to change, and as a consequence, so do our social standards and norms. Since the dawn of creation, such a change has been a normal accompaniment of both the human experience and ...Read More »
Guns Are for Killing
By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist Today, more than ever, there is constant concern about the anger, hate and uncertainty that now overshadows the lives of “every-day citizens”. Across the globe, there seems to be a constant undercurrent of hopelessness and ...Read More »
OP-ED: Why Freedom?
By Dr. Russell Wigginton Guest Contributor Every day, I walk through the courtyard of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel and look up at the wreath on the balcony outside room 306. This is the place, where ...Read More »
Fatherhood Clarifies Meaning Of Life
By Steven Kaszab Guest Contributor I treated lightly sacred things, and went my way in search of fun. Upon myself I kept no strings, and gave no heed to folly done. I gave myself up to the fight for worldly ...Read More »
Fathers, Are You Assuming Your Role By Remote Control?
By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist Fathers are the key to their children’s success in life and living. The language and personal engagement between father and child is important, as it assists in building vocabulary, confidence, self-acceptance, and encourages observation of ...Read More »