Supreme Court on Shelby County v. Holder by Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.

W.E.B. DuBois said, “The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery?” When it...

Sean Hannity’s Black Conservatives By A. Peter Bailey

  As anyone who regularly reads this column knows, I have absolutely no regard for Sean Hannity, the obnoxious, right-wing talk show propagandist for Fox...

Inner Cities Need Disaster Relief Too By Jesse Jackson

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently spoke at a conference sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago on disaster recovery in the wake...

In Defense of a Good Man By Dr. E. Faye Williams

I express my feelings directly. While maintaining civility, I have no difficulty expressing the truth as I see it. One such situation involves our...

The Minimum Wage for the Least and Left Out

It seems that the term “poverty” has been sidelined from our national discourse, even though 15 percent of all Americans, and 26 percent of...

State of Equality and Justice in America: 50th Anniversary of Medgar Evers' Assassination Reminds...

  Barbara Arnwine State of Equality and Justice in America: 50th Anniversary of Medgar Evers' Assassination Reminds Us of Civil Rights Work That Remains Opportunity for Young...

A Shameful Parade

It's hard for me to overlook the shameful parade of sons of celebrated leaders who are in jail or on the way to jail...

Trial to Secure Justice for Trayvon Martin Begins

“I believe that's Trayvon Martin, that's my baby's voice. Every mother knows their child, and that's his voice.” - Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon...

LBJ’s War On Poverty Still Only Partly Won

Fifty years ago this week, Medgar Evers, the NAACP regional secretary in Mississippi, was murdered by a member of the White Citizens’ Council. Evers’...

Government Surveillance: What Goes Around Comes Around

  When reading about the knashing of teeth about government surveillance by members of the press in the AP and James Rosen cases and of...

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