Justice

President Obama announcing the initiative

[Witness For Justice]

President Barack Obama announced a new White House initiative to benefit...

[Commentary]

More than 15-years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the nation’s major cigarette manufacturers for their gross misrepresentation of the hazards of...

George Zimmerman: many more like him out there

Zimmerman, Dunn, And  Domestic Terrorism

"You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a...

Columnist says Obama's achievements deliberately under-rated

[Beneath The Spin]

It’s Time to Deal in Facts: Are Black People Fools For the...

Marian Wright Edelman; doing the good work for children

Seventeen-year-old Theresa Tran is one of this year’s winners of the Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio’s Beat...

Charles and David Koch: money trumps justice and democracy

[Speaking Truth To Power]

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid again...

Senator Reid

Following yesterday’s failed Senate cloture vote to proceed to the nomination of Debo P. Adegbile as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights...

Debo Adegbile

[Op-Ed]

I am deeply disappointed that the United States Senate failed to confirm Debo Adegbile for the position of Assistant...

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

[Immigration Matters]

The following press release was sent to The Black Star News by...

[Theater]

In 1955, Emmett Till and his cousin, both from Chicago, went to visit family in Mississippi; according to some accounts, Emmett whistled at a white woman and...

[Education]

Is it miseducation or mis-medication?

When our young African-American males are being told that their display of excitement and playfulness is a disorder...

Chokwe Lumumba

[Tribute To Chokwe Lumumba]

The world lost a visionary activist this week, with the death of Chokwe Lumumba, the newly...

Brian Lanker's famous photo of Mrs. Septima Clark

[Black History Month: Commentary]

Mrs. Septima Clark Was “Mother of the Movement"...

Gen. Museveni. The Wall Street Journal reported that he once asked for an ICC investigation to be blocked

[EDITORIAL]...

The author, Wattree

[Beneath The Spin: Open Letter]

Dear President Obama,

First, I’d like to thank you so much for reaching out to...

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