Justice

Marian Wright Edelman -- nation's number one children's advocate

In 'Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?' Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. says: "The United...

Debo Adegbile

[Commentary]

Debo Adegbile is an excellent choice to be the next Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights.  He is...

President Obama's State of the Union address can challenge America on the nation's shortcomings

[Op-Ed: Reflections On Dr. King's Birthday]

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Christie was considered a Republican tower, compared to the likes of Bachmann

[Speaking Truth To Power]

Unconscionable...

Dr. King

[Happy Birthday]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered this classic speech,...

The Voting Rights Act eventually led to this day -- President Obama's 2009 swearing in.

As we come into the New Year, there is one issue that most Americans agree...

Amiri Baraka. Photo: Carl Nunn for The Black Star News

 

REMEMBERING AMIRI BARAKA 1934- 2014

 

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Marian Wright Edelman. Pic www.makers.com

Pope Francis after washing young inmates’ feet at the juvenile detention center where...

Amiri Baraka. Photo: Carl Nunn

The Newark AntiViolence Coalition is stunned beyond words to learn of the passing of our beloved warrior elder Amiri Baraka.

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Corey, who lost Zimmerman case, wanted Alexander back in jail

[Op-Ed]

Today, the court upheld Marissa Alexander’s bond release, which means...

Alexander's supporters

[Op-Ed]

On Monday, January 6, Florida State Prosecutor Angela Corey filed a motion to revoke Marissa Alexander’s...

Before attending a dinner with a business associate one evening, Melissa Pressley went to her office and opened the door to find a flood of documents all over the floor and on the tray attached to...

McCain and Graham; 10 years late, $2 trillion short on complaints

[The View From Washington]

According to the BBC News and other sources,...

[Beneath the Spin]

This young lady's arm was in a sling, and the gentleman - a perfect stranger - saw that she was having difficulty cutting up her food.

So he put...

Mandela -- inspiring the next generation

Last month, all across the world people joined together to mourn former South African president and freedom fighter Nelson...

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