Justice

Wilbur Mills, back in the day

[State Of Our Union]

In 1965, the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, Wilbur Mills, brought legislation...

CEO Mary Barra

[Speaking Truth To Power]

This week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra apologized to the families of 13 people killed by faulty...

[National]

(AP) — Albuquerque's mayor said that a more than 10-hour protest over recent police shootings turned from peaceful into "mayhem," as officers in riot gear...

Ella Baker

[Women's History Month Tribute: Ella Baker]

This is how Ella Baker put it: Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons,...

Matt Jones

[Tribute To Matt Jones]

Matt Jones once said:  “When I was young, I fought segregation. When I was young, I fought Jim Crow. Who...

Vice President Joe Biden

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m Joe Biden. I’m filling in for President Obama, who is abroad.

I want to talk to you today about the...

[Chokwe Lumumba Memorial]

The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and the National Conference of Black Lawyers will host a New York City Memorial Service for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba...

Tiana Parker, seven, was sent home by Deborah Brown Community School in Tulsa, Oklahoma: they didn't approve of her locks

[Commentary: Pre-school To Prison...

President Obama

[Commentary]

Withering Republicans

“Wuthering Heights” is the classic 1847 novel written by Emily Bronte...

President Obama Shown with the Pope

[The White House]

Thursday, while traveling in Italy, President Obama convened a conference call with...

Fred Phelps

[Commentary]

Fred Phelps, best known as the Pastor of Westboro Baptist Church, one of the most...

Ode To The Black Woman

[BENEATH THE SPIN]

I have to scratch my head when I hear young           

Black men calling our...

Edward Herman has called U.S.-backed Gen. Paul Kagame a “double genocidist”

As the United States imposes sanctions on Russia and moves to do likewise to Venezuela...

Senator Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders in an interview with John Nichols in The Nation, published March 6, 2014 said: “The bolder, more radical approach is...

Top photo: Scene from Frankenfish the movie -- will it get to that one day?

[Speaking Truth To Power]Food safety groups and environmental...

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