Rigged: Racial bias in jury selection

“Illegal and unconstitutional jury selection procedures cast doubt on the integrity of the whole judicial process. They create the appearance of bias in the...

Truth will set you free

A wise sage once said, “A lie can run around the world before the truth has gotten its shoes on.” Assessing the performance of Republican...

Where are our women? Where are our educators?

Richland County, S.C. Senior Deputy Sheriff Ben Fields seemed to think the only way he could get a young Black girl out of her...

We must stop tolerating ‘condemning Blackness’

In 2011, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, executive director of the Schaumburg Center for Research in Black Culture, published his book, “The Condemnation of Blackness.”...

Convene a national commission on race and poverty

When America’s founders wrote the Constitution, Blacks were considered three-fifths human. In a compromise at the constitutional convention, the U.S. Constitution was written to...

From one generation to another

REV. AUNDREIA ALEXANDER TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE On August 10, the day after the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, I was arrested along with more than 50...

Questions for the presidential candidates

Bye, bye Biden.  The vice president who might have given the honorable Hilary Clinton a run for her money has concluded that the timing...

The truth? ‘Separate and impoverished’

Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic candidate for president, shocked people when he noted that 51 percent of African-Americans aged 17 through 20 who have...

We must fight for environmental justice

The civil rights movement in the United States identified a long list of issues that were broadly considered the historical and contemporary evidence of...

Banks caught redlining Black communities

The old adage, ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same’ seems somehow an apt description for what a growing number of...

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