December 2, 2016
Who are we America and who are we becoming

Who Are We America and Who Are We Becoming

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — This is the first of a series of articles about the identity crisis confronting America here at […]
September 8, 2016
Role and Responsibility of the Press

Role and Responsibility of the Press

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Has the role and responsibility of the press changed? Instead of reporting the story factually and accurately, […]
September 6, 2016
Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for President of the United States? That is the ultimate question facing […]
July 8, 2016
Atmosphere of Fear Engulfs America

Atmosphere of Racial Fear Engulfs America

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – An atmosphere of racial fear engulfs America, along with racial hatred, suspicion and disrespect. If we are […]
May 12, 2016
Obama has message for activists

Obama Has Message For Activists

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – President Barack Obama has a message for activists and it is one that can be applied across race […]
May 10, 2016
Will the Republican Party Recover

Will The Republican Party Recover

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – Will the Republican Party recover from the anti-establishment campaign of Donald Trump, which has left it fractured […]
May 9, 2016
Trump hurls insults instead of debating

Trump Hurls Insults Instead Of Debating

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – Trump hurls insults instead of debating the issues with his opponents. This continually overshadows any substantive discussions about the 2016 Campaign for […]
April 30, 2016
Children issues absent from policy agenda

Children Issues Absent From Policy Agenda

By Janice Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Children issues are all too often absent from the public policy agenda at the local, state, regional and […]
April 21, 2016
U. S. Treasury confronts race and gender

Treasury Confronts Race and Gender

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – The U.S. Treasury department confronts race and gender issues in the recent announcement of the changes to […]
April 14, 2016
Baby Powder reveals racial discrimination

Baby Powder Reveals Racial Discrimination

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – Johnson & Johnson Baby powder has been around for decades and used by generations of women to […]
April 7, 2016
Exercising the basic right to vote

Exercising The Basic Right To Vote

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Exercising the basic right to vote is still a major issue in supposedly the greatest democracy on […]
March 29, 2016
Illegal drugs or prescription drugs

Illegal Drugs or Prescription Drugs

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – Illegal drugs or prescription drugs, the damage and destruction they can wreak on people’s lives, and the […]
March 24, 2016
Reality TV invades political processes

Reality TV Invades Political Processes

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Reality TV invades political processes on a scale that is not only embarrassing but damaging to our […]
March 23, 2016
Republicans have themselves to blame

Republicans Have Themselves To Blame

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – Republicans have themselves to blame for the rise of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz as representatives of […]
March 22, 2016
Terrorism beyond and within our borders

Terrorism Beyond And Within Our Borders

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO – Terrorism beyond and within our borders, how will we successfully win this war? Or, will it become […]
March 21, 2016
why is Donald Trump so appealing

Why Is Donald Trump So Appealing

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Why is Donald Trump so appealing to many Americans, young, middle age and seniors alike? The answer […]
March 20, 2016
Growing protest against Donald Trump

Growing Protest Against Trump

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD,  Kansas City, MO — Growing protest against Trump, what does it mean? Are caring citizens finally waking up, or are the […]
March 20, 2016
Trump supporters living in the moment

Living In The Moment Can Be Blinding

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD,  Kansas City, MO — Living in the moment can be blinding and give us a distorted view of the past and […]
March 12, 2016
The power of words

The Power of Words to Effect Change

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD,  Kansas City, MO — The power of words to effect change is a great tool to improve the quality of our lives when […]
February 5, 2016
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Expand Black History in Schools

By Janice S. Ellis, PhD, Kansas City, MO — Expand black history in schools by including it in the books and course work being taught in […]
January 19, 2016
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Resolutions Of Years Past

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO – Resolutions of years past should be our focus as we set new ones for this year. This time of year […]
December 8, 2015
How will Trump govern, How will Trump be able to govern with a Congress that does not share his views

How Will Trump Govern

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO — How will Trump govern should he be elected the next President of the United States? He certainly […]
December 3, 2015
police shootings of black men

Police Shootings of Black Men

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO Police shootings of black men are becoming a more common occurrence rather than a rare event despite the unrest […]
November 27, 2015
Donald Trump is role model, Donald Trump unbridled

Donald Trump Is Role Model

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO — Donald Trump is role model. For whom and for what? Is he what Americans are looking for […]
November 24, 2015
Thanksgiving means more than tradition

Thanksgiving Means More Than Tradition

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO — Thanksgiving means more than tradition and a national holiday. It means more than cooking a great family […]
November 24, 2015
Donald Trump and Truth. Trump leads in the polls despite playing loose with the truth.

Donald Trump and Truth

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO — Donald Trump and truth. Where does the truth lie with Donald Trump? One could argue that Donald […]
August 24, 2015
Happy New School Year

Happy New School Year

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO — Are we commemorating a Happy New School Year with a new commitment to help our children become […]
July 29, 2015
Donald Trump captures American voters

Trump Many Americans Alter Ego

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Kansas City, MO — Is Donald Trump many Americans’ alter ego? Many pundits, policy makers, and other people generally, are talking […]
June 19, 2015
Racist hate crimes on the rise

Racism Guns and Hate

By Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D. — Kansas City, MO —  Racism, guns and hate combined can only result in destruction, and too often, death. We see […]