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Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas, founder of Define American, has been detained by Border Patrol in McAllen after attempting to board a plane to Los Angeles...

Nelba Márquez-Greene, right. From grieving to recovery to helping others..Nelba Márquez-Greene is a licensed marriage and family therapist who...

Dr. Ersula Ore

[Beneath The Spin]The graphic videos show two separate incidents of two cowardly White male cops brutally assaulting two unarmed...

Dr. Winbush

The Reparations Movement is once again becoming part of a broader growing conversation that now includes action plans such as the...

Lee H. Hamilton

We Americans are trapped in a political dilemma. We all like representative democracy, but we don’t much like the way it’s performing.

The...

If one should desire to know if a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of it’s music will furnish the answer. -- Confucius

Currently the airwaves...

Kenyatta, Gen. Museveni, Gen. Kagame and other African presidents-- want immunity from war crimes and crimes against humanity

[Commentary]

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Marian Wright Edelman

Michael Patrick MacDonald is a storyteller. Michael recently encouraged the crowd of young leaders at the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom...

Frederick Douglass

 

From Frederick Douglass's "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro - 1852": “I say it with a sad sense of the disparity between us. I...

President Johnson and Dr. King

Many died. Millions suffered.

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a Civil Rights Act outlawing discrimination...

Bush and Cheney -- architects of disaster that still haunts U.S.

[Speaking Truth To Power]

As Iraq continues to burn amid the raising body...

President Obama

Statement by the President on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

In 1964, President Johnson put pen to paper and...

Looks spectacular but remember some of the consequences

[The Fourth Of July]

While we are all gearing up for the great celebration of this...

ISIS --not out of nowhere

[Black Star News Editorial]

When Corporate Media Downplays Inconvenient Truths -- The Emergence Of ISIS...

Rev.  Jeremiah Wright

[Beneath The Spin]

In an article written for ThyBlackMan.com, Rev. R. Joaquin Willis asked why is Rev. Jeremiah...

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