column

School’s in, drivers need to be vigilant

School zone times vary around the state but generally are in effect anytime from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fines for speeding through a school zone can be steep, especially if the driver also is talking, listening or texting on a cell phone. […]

column

COMMENTARY: We owe our children the best education possible

Although there are numerous causes for this phenomenon, the fact remains that, ill-prepared teachers undermine student achievement…The cuts in the federal education budget have targeted teacher training and professional development. We owe our children the best education possible. […]

column

Make the most of Medicare’s drug coverage

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. It’s a good deal. Medicare subsidizes the outpatient drug benefit, generally paying about 75 percent of the program’s costs. Unless you already have comparable drug coverage […]

column

Racial Incidents Highlight Need for Black History Education

Would a white student who was fully cognizant of the nation’s history of oppression against African Americans, of Jim Crow and institutionalized humiliation, casually toss around a racial slur for her own amusement, or wear a costume resembling the uniform of the nation’s most vicious and deadly terrorist organization? […]

column

DRUM CALL: To Be Equal Eric Garner

Statement from Marc H. Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League, on the Grand Jury’s Decision to Not Indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Chokehold Killing of Eric Garner: “There are absolutely no […]

column

Month with Mada: Let’s keep it real

LET’S KEEP IT REAL As the election results were announced, it became more and more a concern that President Barack Obama name was exposed.  Our President is the President of this Nation.  He has nothing […]

column

Month with Mada: Free Albert Woodfox

We come together as a people. We plea and cry out in remembrance of Herman’s life and legacy and continue with prayers and positive hope to fight each and every day for the release of Albert Woodfox. […]

column

Month with Mada

LAW WEEK AND THE ANGOLA 3 The Southern Univer- sity Law School hosted Law Week March 17 -March 21, including solitary confinement exhibition dis-play. The celebration included a memorial program for Herman Wallace, a true vision- ary and member […]