There is a heightened awareness about “Black Lives Matter” because of the recent highly publicized shootings and killings of African Americans by law enforcement officials (and the dismal level [...]
Are conditions for African Americans better today than in years past? This question has taken on particular relevance as I’ve been following the media coverage and governmental response to the [...]
Many in the Omaha African American community are concerned with the resurgent levels of white supremacy, hate crimes, and raw racism on the local as well as national level. In the past few [...]
During the past year, I have encountered many peculiarities and anomalies affecting low-income communities of color. Taken as a whole, it is apparent we have the blind leading the blind. How is [...]
Hitting and Hugging in Social Justice Circles: How do we improve? And Frank Talk Does Not Break Real Friendship.
By A’Jamal-Rashad Byndon Years ago, Dr. Theresa Barron McKeagney, former Director of the UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work, shared with me that the University of Nebraska system used [...]