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Senate “Healthcare Bill”: Healthcare or Tax cut Bill?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday afternoon that the GOP so called ‘healthcare” vote will not take place this week. Healthcare is in quotes...

Trump Travel Ban: Supreme Court Ruling Serves to add Confusion

In a recent article on the travel ban, I mistakenly wrote that the administration had little likelihood of prevailing in court. Earlier this week,...

Will Supreme Court allow businesses to not serve the LGBTQ community?

The U. S. Supreme Court announced that in the fall it will hear the case “Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.” The case...

The enduring use of the n-word

In this political climate hate speech is becoming common use. And there has been an uptick of the use of the n-word, even from...

LGBTQ pride events display disparities

June is Pride Month for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities across the country -- and parades abound.  While we all rev...

Caitlyn Jenner’s growing pains

When June approaches, I always like to reflect on the pantheon in our LGBTQ community. However, when it comes to Caitlyn Jenner it is...

I love you and please don’t cry

Aaron Hernandez’s Hail Mary Pass with John 3:16 Former Patriot tight-end Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves us with more questions than answer. Many wonder what were...

Pepsi ad failed its multicultural audience

Pepsi ads aim to emphasize its youthful brand by championing it as “the choice of a new generation.” Not a bad marketing tool to...

Boston still struggles with its racial past

Southie is no longer that close-knit old school “tough-as-nail” Irish Catholic enclave. But the historical memory still lingers because, in my opinion, stereotypes about...

Emmett Till painting raises concerns of cultural appropriation

When artist Dana Schutz presented “Open Casket,” an abstract painting of Emmett Till’s open casket-the Chicagoan 14 year old African American male teen lynched...