The husband hunters

Fall arrives as always, chasing closely behind August. When I was a child in Virginia, its warning chill nudged in before the last crops of summer wer...

August 25th, 2017 |  


America’s unfinished business

America’s unfinished business

As we celebrate the “most American of holidays” on Tuesday, the Fourth of July, there is no better time to reflect on the true meaning of ...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


Let’s fix Obamacare

Let’s fix Obamacare

As the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama made history in so many ways, especially with the passage of his signature health care law i...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Learning the grandparent rules

Learning the grandparent rules

During the last ten years I’ve learned a new set of rules. They’re called the Grandparent Rules. And recently I saw one of those rules in ...

October 16th, 2016 |  


Uniting in the fight for justice

Uniting in the fight for justice

Those hundreds of people, representing the great diversity of our community, who attended the recent Sampson County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, probab...

October 8th, 2016 updated: October 8th, 2016. |  


Remembering Thurgood Marshall

Remembering Thurgood Marshall

As the legendary civil rights leader and chief counsel of the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Education Fund from 1938 to 1961, Thurgood Marshall did ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


HBCUs expand access and success

HBCUs expand access and success

There is something special and unique about the HBCU experience – for me, that Aggie Pride.Historically black colleges and universities became a...

June 19th, 2016 |  


NC A&T: ‘Our pride, our future’

NC A&T: ‘Our pride, our future’

What a great year to be associated with North Carolina A&T State University, one of the nation’s exceptional institutions of higher learning...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Maintaining the death penalty moratorium

Maintaining the death penalty moratorium

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July 19th, 2015 |