Publisher's Note

Publisher offers an analytical perspective on current or historical issues and event about race and race relations in the United States
October 24th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis Ph.D. in Cause and Civility, Latest News, Publisher's Note with 0 Comments
The leadership of the Republican Party, along with the current pool of candidates for President, makes it consistently clear that that their number one goal is to make President Barack Obama a one-term president. This persistent mantra began long before the current campaign season, long before the stalled and pernicious inaction on the President’s Jobs bill. Why? Why? And, why?The real question:...
September 10th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis Ph.D. in Latest News, Publisher's Note with 1 Comment
On the eve of the tenth anniversary of 91l, the nation is once again on alert, for the possibility of another terrorist attack. As we remember and pay tribute to those who lost their lives on the day that changed America forever, we also need to look toward the future.Proclaiming children as our most valuable future resource has become a common refrain. But the gravity of its meaning has never...
August 11th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis Ph.D. in Publisher's Note with 0 Comments
The wanton killing of a black man, allegedly by two white teens in Jackson, Miss., is a horrendous and sad wake-up call that highlights how deeply racial hatred remains alive and well in America.But it is more than an allegation. Today, CNN revealed a chilling video tape that captures the entire incident of the two white teens beating and subsequently running over, with a large pick-up truck, a...
July 8th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis Ph.D. in Publisher's Note with 0 Comments
As citizens of the United States, we are facing one of the most important decisions to affect our future as a country with the upcoming presidential election. The long-term direction of too many important issues is riding on the man or woman we choose to represent us.Whether we choose President Barack Obama, Michele Bachman, Mitt Romney, or someone yet to emerge, we can ill afford to be...
June 6th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis Ph.D. in Publisher's Note with 0 Comments
For the sake of our children.Usually when we hear the term, “domestic violence,” we generally think of physical abuse, often beatings occurring between a husband and wife. Although, these days it also includes the violent behavior between teen boyfriend and girlfriend, or what is more and more labeled as significant others. Too often in the case of domestic violence, verbal and physical abuse...


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