Justice

Dylann Roof--nurtured by legacy of hateful white supremacy

[Comment]

Some neighbors in our predominantly white western rural Massachusetts...

To think they even have to "debate" whether this should be removed or not...

The lives of six women and three men were cut short under a hail of bullets from the...

Alton H. Maddox, Jr.

In Adam Liptak "Supreme Court To Weigh Race In Admissions," N.Y. Times, June 30, 2015 at A1, the U.S. Supreme Court will take another look at...

Obama delivers. He left Clementa Pinckney’s funeral as a Black man who happened to be president.

If Martin Luther King’s "I Have A Dream" speech is the 20th...

[Commentary]

The count of black churches in the South that have been torched is not the six that have been burned since the massacre of nine blacks at Charleston's Emmanuel...

McDermott

[Op-Ed]

Enshrining a Presumption of Openness

The President has a new opportunity to ensure that the openness...

Freddie Gray

[Commentary]

Freddie Gray, Eric Garner, Kajieme Powell, James Boyd, and Ethan Saylor were all killed in controversial and...

Cornell William Brooks

Freddie Gray wasn't the only person to die at the hands of the police in April. Before Mr. Gray suffered three broken vertebrae during the...

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...

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