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Mourning those we’ve lost

It seems like 2020 just won’t stop. So many of us are still processing the death of Kobe Bryant at the beginning of the year and just last week, we lost Chadwick Boseman.

URBAN AGENDA: Economic Inequities Grow As COVID-19 Recession Takes Hold

The coronavirus crisis revealed deep fissures in New York City and across our society. COVID-19 showed that when we say inequity, it means something more than money or people struggling to get ahead.

Back to school

There are so many parents who are exhausted. Students across the country have been home since March and many parents are at their wits’ end.

Teaching students during the politicizing of a pandemic

Teaching in the midst of a viral pandemic is one of the most stressful and arduous tasks an educator has ever had to attempt to do in the modern age of educating.

President Trump helps Middle East take another step for peace

History has been made. Israel and the United Arab Emirates have announced their intention to establish full diplomatic relations, which is really just another way of saying they are prepared to reach a peace agreement.

Remembering the 1963 March on Washington

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, let us remember...

Kamala Harris makes history

Last week at the Democratic National Convention, California Senator Kamala Harris made history by accepting the Democratic nomination for the vice presidency of the United States.

What Trump and his convention must accomplish

This week is the launch of the Republican National Convention, and it’s a pivotal moment for President Trump and the Republican Party.

Where is Barron Trump?

Where in the world is the Tangerine Tyrant’s 14-year-old son Barron Trump—a sad, tragic, unloved Shakespearean character if there ever was one.

Can we return character and empathy to the White House?

It has already been concluded and verified that America is in trouble.

Trump from 2016 to 2020—The more things change, the more they stay the same

Remember some months ago I said we were witnessing a coup in the United States?

USPS’ dirty secret

The United States Postal Service (USPS) occupies a prominent place in the daily life of our republic. Delivering billions of pieces of mail and packages every year and with hundreds of thousands of employees, Americans interact with the postal service ...

URBAN AGENDA: Don’t Kill the Messengers

In the wake of the callous murder of George Floyd, people around the nation and world continue to rise up and demand justice

Gratitude

I know so many things in the world seem like they are on fire these days. Our nation appears to be sliding into an authoritarian regime.

COMMENTARY: On Civil Disobedience

The church is the largest provider of social services in our country. Dallas County and various other counties have discouraged/inhibited such work.