Justice

Ferguson residents stare down police after the reported execution-style killing of unarmed teenager

[Editorial]

If the account of the...

Solitary confinement

In 2005, over 81,000 inmates were held in restricted housing. Solitary confinement is the practice of keeping prisoners in individual cells...

Michael Brown

Statement by Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network, on the shooting of Michael Brown, an...

Man holding sign says his unarmed son was executed by police

Following the shooting of 18-year-old man by a police officer in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, an...

Marian Wright Edelman

Bishop Minerva Carcaño, the Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop of the United Methodist Church, is acting with urgency.

Along with more...

Marianne Wright Edelman

 

For years the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx in New York, home to St. Ann's Episcopal Church, was the poorest section of the...

Many lost their live to get us to that moment; we must never go backwards

Last week, I had the great honor to receive the Benjamin L. Hooks “Keeper of the Flame”...

GOP Leaders  John Boehner and Mitch McConnell

[Commentary]

My Republican brothers and...

Prime Minister Netanyahu: UN voted for war crimes inquiry

 

These were President Obama's words in Cairo in 2009: “Israelis must acknowledge that just as...

Joseph Rudoplh Wood

[Commentary]

What do you get when you add states’ rights, secrecy, the wanton proliferation of the prison industrial complex, and an...

Rep. Conyers joins water protest

Last month, a United Nations panel held that cutting off water to Detroit residents suffering from high unemployment rates and low...

Vice President Biden

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to delegates, members and guests of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored...

Uganda's Gen. Museveni

[Op-Ed: Letter To President Obama]

July 9, 2014

President Barack Obama

The White House...

President Obama

Hi, everybody.

Over the past 52 months, our businesses have created nearly 10...

Republicans deplore President Obama for using executive orders; FDR issued 3,522

[Commentary]

When President Obama issued his Executive...

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