CRISIS AND OPPORTUNITY

It has been known that the other side of crisis is opportunity. In other words, everything generates its opposite effect, and the same can be said of the COVID-19 crisis. One of the unfortunate by-products of the COVID-19 pandemic is a plethora of fake news. As the epidemic started,...

THE COST OF GOOD HEALTH

Once again, we address the coronavirus crisis, which is disrupting the world as we know it. This is an unprecedented challenge for millions of people all around the globe, and a focus is now being placed on health at a level not usually seen. And though conditions differ depending...
The world is going through an experience that has never been seen before now. The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has set the world on edge. We have an opportunity to correct what happens on the planet and to determine the outcome of the challenges that we are now...
March is Women’s History Month, as we’ve written in a previous editorial. In it, we identified a number of African American women who have contributed positively to world history. Some were known, and others were not as well known. All were worthy of being cited for their contributions. As...

THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

The United States, and more importantly, the world, is experiencing a healthcare crisis. A new coronavirus strain, known as COVID-19 or Novel Coronavirus, is wreaking havoc around the globe. Initially rearing its ugly head in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, it has spread around the world. To underscore how...
Women’s History Month is an annual month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8, and during October in Canada, corresponding with the celebration of Persons...
There is a firestorm brewing in the Black community. Actually, it is not new; it has been smoldering for quite some time. It is the war between the sexes – i.e., the skirmish between Black men and Black women. What is bringing it to the surface is a number of...
The tradition that is now celebrated as Black History Month started in 1926 as Black History Week. Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced the second week of February to be “Negro History Week.” This week was chosen because it coincided with the birthday of...
This year, Presidents’ Day will be celebrated on Monday, February 17. Serious thought should be given to the idea of the highest office in the land in light of the fact that our current president has been impeached! It’s ironic, moreover, that this year Presidents’ day is being celebrated...

IMPROPRIETY IN HIGH PLACES

The United States prides itself on being a “model democracy.” The reason this can be surmised is the fact that our government is all over the world messing with other countries’ business under the guise of promoting and protecting “democracy.” The irony is that the notion of a real...