How better to thwart the meaning and intent of the "Black Lives Matter" slogan than to counter it immediately with "All Lives Matter." No-one can disagree with the idea that all lives matter without sounding heartless.
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It all started with a tweet. Monica Foy, a student at Sam Houston State University decided to tell the world how she felt.
On the first anniversary last week of the controversial death of Michael Brown, protesters in Ferguson, Missouri took to the street with the urgent message that "black lives matter."
About four months has passed since the dramatic wave of civil unrest that flooded the streets of Baltimore and minds across the nation following the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody.
The Black Lives Matter movement has recently become a household expression; an issue in itself that many debate and devalue mainly because they need to be debriefed. We hear the hostility in retorts from people refusing to face the facts as they respond with, "All lives matter." Or better yet, they will try to redirect the message by asking, "What about black on black crime?"
Palm Beach, Fla. -- I've come to realize over the years that the eras of slavery and civil rights were more than just suppression. Though those seasons were plagued with horrific travesties that we as a community will never forget, what that time did for our community was force us to depend upon one another.
If you believe in God as Creator it is likely that you believe that all lives matter. Even for those that do not believe in God and a creationist design of life, most adopt a view that every life matters.
Over the last year, we have been increasingly inundated with videos of police killing unarmed citizens, scenes of peaceful protest, riots in America's streets and everything in between.
Recently Meg McArdle wrote a piece for Bloomberg View about GOP alternatives to the Affordable Care Act.
Since the end of the Great Recession, most policy makers have focused on boosting jobs and job opportunities. Yet just as important, if not more so, has been the deterioration in the entrepreneurial spirit and mindset.
As Congress inches closer to voting on the Iranian nuclear deal, an historic mistake that will bless the world's foremost sponsor of terrorism becoming a nuclear threshold state, Americans should be terrified.
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Opponents of various state-sponsored religious freedom laws have been braying as loudly as the law permits in hopes of convincing the American public that the laws will be used to discriminate against gay people ...
It's already been established that the health insurance plans of 158 million Americans are in jeopardy because of a feature in the Affordable Care Act called the Cadillac tax.
I believe that the Internet is one of man's crowning achievements, but there can be obvious and not-so-obvious dangers.
On April 4, 2015 an unarmed black man was shot and killed by a white police officer.
Shortly before his assassination, Martin Luther King, Jr. initiated his "Poor People's Campaign."
A detailed look at the provisions in H.R. 2 reveals a convoluted, top-down system with much of the White House's radical plan to change how doctors get paid woven into every page.
In the 1950s, a group of psychologists began promulgating ideas related to the pursuit of happiness and flourishing.
It is striking how sharply the rhetoric and demagoguery of contemporary presidential campaigns, and presidential rhetoric in general, has departed from 18th- and 19th-century norms.
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the National Action Network's (NAN) 17th annual National Convention in New York City.