The freedom to practice one’s religion is a cherished American right. Many of those present during the framing of the U.S. Constitution experienced religious persecution at the hands of the British. Therefore, they wanted to ensure that the new nation valued religious freedom. However, like other constitutional rights, the stakes are often higher for […]
It’s often said that the holidays are the most stressful time of the year. If this is true, any lawyer should be well-prepared to handle whatever the holidays bring. Law is one of the most stressful professions in America. While all attorneys experience stress, life as an African American attorney presents additional challenges. This […]
Drunk driving is an American epidemic. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, each year, nearly 800 people are injured by drivers operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Certain times are worse for drunk driving than others. More drunk driving injuries occur at night than during the day. And sadly, though the winter holiday […]
On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Americans will vote in one of the most significant elections of this generation. But if past elections are any indication, many Americans will stay at home. While voter turnout is America is generally lower than most other nations, turnout is even lower in years without a presidential election. In 2014, […]
Dogs are the most popular pets in America. Thus, it is no surprise that dogs are also popular in African American households. Though dogs bring joy to their owners, they also bring many responsibilities. The Labrador you love could make you legally liable. Your collie could land you in court. This post will discuss some […]
In America, summer is the most popular time to travel. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) predicts that this summer will break records for air travel. While all passengers dislike long waits, TSA pat downs, and lost luggage, African American travelers face an additional concern: racism. Recently, African American passengers have accused several travel companies of […]
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