Here is America at its best: Faith-based organizations across the country are volunteering to help resettle refugee families in their communities. In the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. where we live, Christian, Jewish and Muslim congregations have formed a partnership called Neighbors …
With Florence, many areas in Coastal North Carolina appear to be entering uncharted territory. That will make an already-difficult response even more challenging.
Several years ago, I was asked by a prominent white attorney to sit in Talbot County courts to witness the disparity in black drug cases versus the white ones. Whites received community service and minimum fines while blacks received 20 years of jail time in state prison for a $20 piece of c…