Justice

The massacre victims

Why does it take the murder of more Black bodies to be heard?

Why must we wait until we are cremated in our caskets and our souls have...

Marian Wright Edelman

This is from Thomas Jefferson's "Notes on the State of Virginia": "For in a warm climate, no man will labour for himself who can make...

Columnist says FBI chief Comey is wrong; Roof is a terrorist

[Speaking Truth To Power]

South Carolina Massacre and Church Fires...

World Bank's president Kim; see no evil, hear no evil?

Institutional racism permeates every facet of life in America. It is perpetuated by the uppermost echelons...

President Obama delivers eulogoy for Rev. Pinckney

Laced and Layered in History

On the evening of June 17, 2015, fifty-eight years...

[Flagging Hate Speech]

It shouldn’t have taken 150 years and the deaths of nine innocent churchgoers for Southern states to renounce the Confederate flag.

I...

They were our best, the pride of our country. The Charleston Nine.

They were college graduates, members of fraternities and sororities, a state senator, a librarian, ministers, all deeply...

I grew up in St. Louis, MO reared by a single mother after my father’s murder when I was four years old.

Like many Black and Latino youths living in poverty, hip-hop music spoke directly to...

Governor Haley's comment that Roof has a "twisted" view is pure spin

Recall what South Carolina's governor Niki Haley said recently following the murder of the...

 

#BlackLivesMatter activist, Brittany “Bree” Newsome, wearing propelling gear, climbed the flagpole atop Columbia, South Carolina’s Capitol dome and removed the Confederate Battle Flag, in...

Doug Allen

An Interview With Veteran Peace Activist Doug Allen

Anyone who has done organizing on a college campus knows the difficulty...

Confederate battle flag, with middle star missing, captured from First Texas Infantry regiment by a New York cavalry officer near Appomattox

Five days after the...

Clementa Pinckney --murdered

The Bible calls us to hope.  To persevere, and have faith in things not seen.

“They were still living by faith when they died...

Clinton

I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to affirm what the authors of the Affordable Care Act clearly intended and wrote into law: that health insurance...

Some Republican recipients of donations from Council of Conservative Citizens:Rick Santorum, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul.

South Carolina politicians are now debating...

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