Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (center) attend a May 15 press conference on Capitol Hill to announce a bill calling for the creation of the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys. (Anthony Tilghman/The Washington Informer)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (center) attend a May 15 press conference on Capitol Hill to announce a bill calling for the creation of the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys. (Anthony Tilghman/The Washington Informer)

What the heck is a “Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys”? My Lord, I have seen it all. As a Black man, I have license to speak. We don’t need no crap commission on our social status. What does that even mean? Another way for the Black bourgeois to look like they care and want to help. What we need is to be born to people that care and are fit to parent, quality education, knowledge of self and more. But it starts with the dismantling of white supremacy. From there, we as a whole can rise, instead of a few!

Sherman James
Washington, D.C.

Morehouse Gift Should be Impetus

I am delighted that you guys covered the Morehouse grads from this area that received such an awesome gift! I hope and pray those young men do well and pay it forward. Hopefully this will start a great precedent.

Lamona Mason
Hyattsville, Md.

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