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Columnist says "No" to "yeah baby!"

[Commentary]

Contemplate the following scenarios: if you knew with certainty that the pilot of the 757...

Mayor de Blasio -- so New York City paid $41 million due to kindness?

Last week, around the same time half-brothers Henry McCollum and Leon Brown were being...

Marian Wright Edelman

Across the country it’s back to school time.

I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all...

The heat is on NFL's Roger Goodell

 

A bipartisan group of 16 Senate women wrote to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell urging the league...

Levenson -- wanted more milk in his coffee

Welcome to Bruce Levenson's “Dirty South,” where Levenson believed that White people were uncomfortable attending Hawks...

Michael Brown, a victim of "broken windows." His alleged crime was walking on the street instead of on a sidewalk

The release of two African-American men from...

Ferguson Police chief Tom Jackson

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) applauds today’s announcement by Attorney General Eric H...

Air crises nowadays can be sparked by rage and reclining seats

I’ll never forget the first I ever flew on an airplane. It was back during the late 1970’s.

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Does Speaker Boehner, seated behind Obama, look like he wants to work with the president?

Despite these last few months of hot and lazy days, it’s been hard not to...

The prison-industrial complex – or PIC – may sound like a relatively innocuous term. It is generally defined as “the rapid expansion of the U.S. inmate population due to the political influence of...

The new police state in Ferguson

Michael Brown has now been laid to rest, over two weeks after his August 9 execution-style killing by Ferguson Police Officer...

Student debt burden. Photo source mortgage.info

The Brookings...

Ferguson Police Chief Jackson's priority was playing the race card after Michael Brown was summarily killed

On Aug. 9, police in Ferguson...

Et tu Putin?

[Commentary]

Ferguson, Missouri is a flashpoint.

The racial tensions, the over-militarized response of the police force...

Oprah gets the treatment

[FUNdraising Good Times]

In the heat of summer having a bucket of ice water thrown on you may not be a bad thing...

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