by Katrina Waters, Ph.D. Today, President Obama said, "In too many communities around the country, a gulf of mistrust exists between local residents and law enforcement; too many young men of color are left behind and seen only as objects of fear."
Mr. President, I must say that this applies to black women too.
by James DeShay I have a degree in mathematics and I have taught math for nearly thirty years. I completely understand ratio and portions. I am asking those in white America to find me a story where a unarmed white man is gunned down by an African American Officer without cause.
Orlando, Fl-- United Foundation of Central Florida, Inc., (UFCF) is a non-profit public foundation focused on early intervention and education leading to prevention. Ms. Sandra Fatmi, President of the Foundation and the Board of Directors has set its goals to duplicate the Tangelo Park Project for the children in the Pine Hills community. For the past 20 years, the Tangelo Park Initiative, under the leadership of Mr. Harris Rosen has transformed lives and mobilized the community to be self-reliant. It is one of the most successful programs for underserved minority children in the state of Florida.
by Carl Wiggins The recent news story about Daralene Jones' assault on Commissioner Regina Hill has ignited a community conversation. Daralene Jones has become the story. The question most posed is why did Daralene Jones target Commissioner Regina Hill. What makes her tick?
by James DeShay Living in a era where African American men are thought of as underachievers, lazy, and unemployable; I would have worked 30 years for Orange County Public Schools starting next year. Most of that time I also had a second job to keep myself busy and to make a difference in my community. I am saying all this because I want the world to know that I am a proud African American man that loves himself and the role he has played in the world.