Category Archives: Editorial

Jul 132020

The Struggle Continues

Commentary Franklin Jones, Ph.D. Social upheavals and their suppressions have been a routine fixture in the American landscape. They have been characterized differently by those who supported them and those who did not. The ones most likely to be explained in a less than favorable light are those that appear to be a direct challenge […]

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Jul 132020

The Signs Say Black Lives Matter

Commentary By Jesse Jackson The sign says Black Live Matter. Yet the very people who are supposed to protect us too often, in too many places, don’t seem to agree. Demonstrators march down I-94 in St. Paul, Minnesota, protest after the death in police custody of George Floyd on May 31. | Scott Olson/Getty Images […]

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Jul 132020

Rethinking Justice: “Everyone is Not in a Gang”

  Commentary Ruth Hoffman Lach My introduction to police brutality occurred when I was teaching at Westbury High School in the early 90’s and my students told me about their experiences. I never again assumed anything about a uniformed officer. I was introduced to gangs at the same time. Although several of my students were […]

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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

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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