Hope strikes back for America’s masses

It’s common knowledge that during the Great Depression, when faced with financial ruin, White people by the scores jumped off bridges, shot themselves or found...

Justice refused for another African-American teenager?

JUDGE GREG MATHIS SPECIAL TO THE NNPA FROM THE MICHIGAN CHRONICLE My thoughts and prayers are with Ron Davis and Lucia McBath, the parents whose teenage...

Leading the march toward criminal justice

Bryan Stevenson’s inspiring and best-selling book “Just Mercy” shares some of the fruits of his lifelong fight to push our nation closer to true...

‘Asking directions while Black’ could be deadly

Sherry McLain, age 67 – a White woman from Tennessee – was loading her car in a Wal-Mart parking lot. James Crutchfield, a 52-year-old...

Expanding the non-White teacher pipeline

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) has just completed a week of national training for nearly 2,000 college students and recent graduates preparing to teach...

Reflecting reality on and off the silver screen

If the 90th Academy Awards are any indication, Hollywood appears determined to flip the proverbial script and rewrite longstanding cinematic wrongs. From historic firsts...

Obama must recommit to eliminating nuclear arms

On May 27, President Obama became the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, where at the end of World War II the U.S....

What’s wrong with the truth?

Award-winning film director Quentin Tarantino gets high props for stepping up to tell some truth about the many murders of African-Americans at the hands...

Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

Nobody said that the road to freedom, justice and equality would be easy. In the wake of the results of the national elections across...

Maximum effort needs to be made for minimum wage

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

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