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Jul 102020

Recommendations For Change

Commentary Bishop Frank Rush, Ray Hunt & JoAnne Valley Rush I applaud your response. Things are not good now in race relations in this country. And though these acts of horrific racism are not new, the “promise” of change seems to keep eluding those who face it daily. Can you imagine many Moms I know […]

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Jul 102020

Is the Urgent Time of Now Here, Yet?

By Brandi Demers, The Houston Sun Over the past weeks we have seen this nation rise up in outrage over the murder of George Floyd and countless others at the hands of law enforcement. From peaceful protests to destructive riots the people have done what they could to ensure that their voices will not go […]

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Jul 102020

Learning to Breathe

Commentary By Xyna Bell, Ph.D. The breath is the most basic human requirement. At birth, the first question asked, “Is the baby breathing”? Our culture is replete with examples of the importance of breathing. Some of you will remember “Waiting to Exhale”, by Terry McMillan, or Toni Braxton’s, “Breath Again”; What about the movie “Total […]

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Jul 102020

Has the time come today?

Commentary By Rev. Pervis Hall Years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. raised the question “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?” Against a backdrop of the recent social unrest post the killing of George Perry Floyd; we still find ourselves living a similar experience as that of Dr. King, grappling with some […]

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Jul 102020

Citizens and Police Interaction – The Next Step

Commentary By Clarence Bradford I have spoken and written about “Citizens and Police Interaction – The Next Necessary Step!” As chaos and destruction have captured Minneapolis, and other American cities; again I will sound the alarm and make a sound recommendation regarding how to start amending the disconnect between police and neighborhood residents. Many residents […]

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Jul 102020

A Better Way

Commentary By Lee P. Brown, Ph.D. On March 3, 1991 several members of the Los Angeles Police Department were captured, on camera violently beating Rodney King, a young African American man. At the time I was Police Commissioner of New York City and President of the International Association of Chief of Police and felt compelled […]

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