Category Archives: Social Ethics

Christian Nationalism? Nope!

The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”  It is irrefutable that the founders of the new republic respected an individual’s freedom in terms … Continue reading

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REFLECTING ON MLK JR.’S LEGACY: PASSING THE BATON

As I reflect upon the life and legacy of Dr. King on the occasion of his mutilation some fifty-four years ago, I realize my celebration is bittersweet.  The beloved community he had envisioned is far from fulfillment. Continue reading

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The Father of Black History

Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950), the son of enslaved parents, was unable to attend high school until he was a few months’ shy of his twentieth birthday in 1895.  He was forced to work hard labor for many years prior to enrolment at … Continue reading

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A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO CHOOSE

Whether or not we like the decision each woman makes is one thing; however, removing the right to make the choice is unconscionable.  Continue reading

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A CHANGE MUST COME!

We must ask ourselves why people who are on or below the middle rungs of the economic ladder do not support social uplift processes that would help them become more financially solvent. Continue reading

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MADE IT? A 9/11 FAMILY SAGA

Vicki felt surely this had to be orchestrated by a group. In other words, the United States was at war. Continue reading

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REWORKING THE G-20 AND THE UNITED NATIONS

It is not simply an idealistic dream to give voice to the voiceless or a home to the homeless. . . . We must listen to all voices. Continue reading

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SUSPENSION OF DISBELIEF: POTUS ON IMPEACHMENT

We have the opportunity to ensure the so-called American Experiment continues to mature by making solid decisions in the future. Continue reading

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Has Capitalism “Worked”?

It’s laughable to me when critics of socialism parrot the cliché that “it has never worked anywhere in the world.”  Usually, that prosaic statement is made not from primary research, but from lazy borrowing from others—who more than likely also … Continue reading

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Smarting Over Intelligence

I am experiencing a bit of dissonance these days as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are constantly in the news. In terms of the agential members of these organizations pursuing the issue of other … Continue reading

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