A Fool’s Folly

     Perhaps the president and those who help him to shape his immigration policy might consult with people such as the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, who recently suggested that migrants would remain in the country that he leads if there were sufficient employment and a safe environment. […]


WIC Kids Are off To A Healthy Start!

     “WIC helps mothers, babies and young children stay healthier,” said Dr. Paula Thaqi, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Broward County, which operates WIC locally. “Families may be missing out on valuable nutrition benefits because they delay signing up.” […]

National News

Waters Statement on HUD’s Move to Weaken Protections Against Housing Discrimination

     HUD’s announcement that it plans to weaken the disparate impact standard is part of a series of efforts by the Trump Administration to dismantle key civil rights protections in this country, including Secretary Carson’s refusal to implement the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule and HUD’s cruel proposal to terminate housing benefits for families with mixed-immigration status. […]


Black businesse$, Black consumer$: A necessary alliance

There are approximately 2.6 million Black-owned businesses in the United States. The number of Black or African American-owned firms grew 34.5 percent between 2007 and 2012— from 1.9 million to 2.6 million in 2012, according to the most recent statistics from the Census Bureau. Black women have been leading this charge of Black entrepreneurship. The number of Black female-owned firms climbed 66.9 percent, from 900,000 in 2007 to 1.5 million in 2012, noted the Census Bureau. […]


“Not Wanting To Fight”

     There is a reality in today’s church culture that needs discussion. It is the desire of many of those in the Church to avoid battle. Not the battle with the Adversary we call the devil or a physical fight but with spiritual growth we need.  And living the theological truths we say we believe in. […]