Category : Southeast

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

If we lived in a perfect world 

In a perfect world, for a State of the Union (SOTU) address, we likely would’ve heard a president who actually made sense and who likely would’ve been truthful, even if we disagreed with the content of what he said. We’ve learned to set a low bar...

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Virginia’s Racism: A PASSED-Down Trait

By Sean C. Bowers Virginia’s Commonwealth has had our not-so-secret problem rear its ugly head again, as our dirty laundry has been publicly aired nationally, globally and universally. I sadly say this as a native-born Virginian White man who has wr...

Southeast / Virginia - 5 days ago

Berea College and the Father of Black History

Preeminent scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson has been dubbed “the father of Black history” and is known for earning degrees at the University of Chicago and Harvard, but less well known is how living in Appalachia and attending Berea College informed h...

Southeast / North Carolina - 5 days ago

Medicaid changes to take effect

Medicaid changes to take effect By Rose Hoban, N.C. Health News / February 15, 2019Share this article: Four companies were awarded statewide contracts, while a partnership made up of managed care giant Centene, the North Carolina Medical Society a...

Southeast / Georgia - 5 days ago

Lewis and Chu Request Tax Refund Update

In the wake of reports that millions of taxpayers have been surprised to learn they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) this filing season, Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) and Oversight Subcommittee mem...

Southeast / North Carolina - 5 days ago

Blackface is a flaunting of White privilege

Blackface is a flaunting of White privilege Marc Morial / February 15, 2019Share this article: “Blackface isn’t just another costume. It’s a mask of privilege, the kind of unchallenged power that comes through denying the experience of others.”– J...

Southeast / Florida - 5 days ago

Protect our children by any means necessary

“Single mom & has a 3 year old daughter. She’s not a very good mom and she ignored her daughter constantly. 2nd day of meeting her daughter she ran up to give me a hug and buried her head right in my crotch, So im gonna get to work on that.” A...