Justice

 

The Archives: Nelson Mandela in New York in 1990

 

Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is an annual day in honor of...

 

Gold Cross Award winners: Sgt. Richard LaCerra shown with alleged killer cop Peter Peraza, next to Sheriff Scott Israel. Source: Sun Sentinel...

Van Jones

 

Major Bipartisan Bill To Fix Criminal Justice System

President Barack Obama today called for sweeping reforms to America’s...

Gregory Peck plays Atticus Finch

Have you heard the news? Atticus Finch is a racist.

Guess what? So are you. So am I.

I know, it's hard to square...

 

Redlined for Failure and the Prison Pipeline

Ndume Olatushani is an artist, organizer, and a passionate advocate for justice who works with the Children’s...

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...

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