A pencil erasing the word 'woke' in red, from a piece of paper.

Campaigns to kill ‘wokeness’ are efforts to perpetuate racism, disenfranchisement

BY: - March 21, 2023

The word has a long history in the Black community for obvious reasons, but in recent years has been taken out of context.

What we see happening in Ukraine and the threats to other democracies, should motivate and inspire us to fight for and protect our democracy (photo by tumsasedgars/iStock Images).

The biggest threat to American democracy comes from within | Janice Ellis

BY: - April 5, 2022

Democracy isn't something we can take for granted. As the war in Ukraine shows, we have to fight for it.


If you think you’re living in a divided America, it’s nothing new | Janice Ellis

BY: - February 23, 2022

Why does it seem the nation is in a more vulnerable state than ever?


We must never forget that elected officials work for the people | Opinion

BY: - September 8, 2021

Workers should never forget that they are employers themselves. Elected officials work for the people. Our tax dollars pay their salaries and benefits.


COVID-19 brings front and center the tug between individual rights and the public good | Opinion

BY: - August 12, 2021

Getting COVID under control in this country is in all of our best interest — in every aspect of our lives.