Remembering El Paso

Remembering El Paso

This past Tuesday marked yet another day of sad remembrance for our nation. On August 3, 2019, a lone gunman drove over 600 miles from a Dallas suburb to El Paso, Texas, to “stop the Hispanic invasion of Texas.” The gunman entered a Walmart bustling with...
Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have heard a common refrain regarding the impact of this dreadful disease and the response. The pandemic has had a disproportionate effect on African Americans resulting in devastation to families and entire communities because of...
Do Not Whitewash Our History

Do Not Whitewash Our History

As America celebrates its anniversary of independence from British rule this weekend, we must note how far we have come and how far we still have to go. In the words of Frederick Douglas, “The rich inheritance of justice, liberty, prosperity, and independence,...