Categories Archives: Op-Ed

Making The Case For Investing In HBCUs.

ABOVE: Rushern Baker, the county executive of Prince George’s County, Md., speaks about the importance of HBCUs in an exclusive op-ed for the NNPA Newswire and BlackPressUSA.com. UNCF’s iconic, “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” advertising ca ...

No More Sheets: The Covers Are Off in America.

As you read this, I need you to do something for me, okay? Imagine that you’re a Black person here in America who just delivered a passionate speech concerning the President of the United States, and then demanded the president’s impeachment. Still wi ...

America: It’s Time to Cash the Check.

Have you ever bounced a check? Better yet, have you ever bounced a check and had it returned due to insufficient funds being in your bank account? Sucks, doesn’t it? Writing a check that you thought you had enough money for in the bank, and then all of ...

STEP UP TO THE PLATE: IF NOT YOU…THEN WHO?.

Whoever told you that being a leader is all fun and games – trust me, they totally lied to you. Leadership can be an extremely lonely place, and for every single positive or good thing you do as a leader, there will always be someone who will find o ...

AMERICA: MY HEART GRIEVES FOR YOU.

My heart grieves for the country that I was born and raised in; the country I love. It is so hard to sit back and look at what is happening in this country, which has claimed to be founded as a Christian nation, and not be grieved. My heart grieves at the ...