‘Fake news’ insults an institution that risks lives

In 1955, Jet Magazine and the Chicago Defender published photographs of Emmett Till’s mutilated corpse, igniting international interest in the American civil rights movement....

Trump succeeds in trashing civil rights

The reviews of Donald Trump’s first 100 days have generally focused on his failures, flip-flops and follies. We’ve heard a lot about what he’s...

Get well soon, Senator John McCain

I don’t agree with Arizona Senator John McCain about very much, but I was saddened by his recent diagnosis of brain cancer. He says he...

A son of Birmingham becomes its mayor

In our nation’s history, Birmingham, Ala., will forever be tied to some of the most troubling and tragic imagery of the civil rights movement...

Add civil rights voices to housing reform talks

Wherever you live, or whatever your household size, home is a special place where children are raised and memories are made. Owning a home...

Keeping hope alive as Hope walks away

Through all of the weird machinations of her boss and his administration, Hope Hicks has been labeled the “glue” holding things together at the...

Trump cranks up Venezuela’s misery

President Trump apparently has decided that intervention in Venezuela’s agonies can help...

Nipsey Hussle and why activism is tough work

Being an activist is hard. Whether you're fighting for justice reform, immigration or human and civil rights, you lose...

Let us move forward with faith

I believe that it’s the inclination of humankind to cling to the surety of the “here and now,” despite any accompanying discomfort possibly experienced. There’s...

It’s too early to panic over 45’s budget

If you happened to have voted for the 45th president, you may be feeling a little spat on right about now. The man who...

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