Justice

[The View From Washington]

“Even when pressed by the demands of inner truth, men do not easily assume the task of opposing their government’s policy, especially in time of...

[Justice Files]

 

Harry Belafonte, the a renowned activist and musician, released a statement on his Facebook page calling for a new, fair sentencing hearing for...

[Commentary]

I attended the O magazine screening of our friend Lee Daniels' brilliant new film, The Butler...

Scheindlin: America's most honest judge? Rejected Bloomberg's Black bogeyman fear-mongering

[Speaking Truth To Power]...

(The Root) -- In the opening line of his "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered at...

“The hour is late. The gap is widening. The rumbles of the drums of discontent resounding throughout this land are heard in all parts of the world.”--Whitney M. Young, Jr...

 

After weeks of testimony by victims of New York City’s Stop-and-Frisk who filed the federal lawsuit, Floyd v. City of New York, the judge who heard the case issued a ruling on August 12...

[The Zimmerman Travesty]

“Those who do not remember the past Are condemned to repeat it.”--George Santayana

When I heard...

Dr. King --surely his ideals still resonate?

[Race Matters: Op-Ed]

I dream of the beautiful day when racism in America is a thing of the...

[African American Empowerment: The Action Plan]

Black people contribute over $1 trillion to the US economy every year but have no substantial economic or political power...

Richard Haste--licensed to kill

Family members and supporters of Ramarley Graham rallied in front of the Bronx District Attorney’s Office to express their outrage...

Trayvon's killer George Zimmerman

[The Zimmerman Travesty]  

The Dream Defenders will close out its “People’s Session” tomorrow morning with an...

[Remembrance]

The NAACP mourns the loss of civil rights icon and attorney Julius L. Chambers, who died August 2.

“Julius Chambers was one of the great legal minds of...

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Civil rights attorney Julius LeVonne Chambers died after a long illness.

He was 76.

Julius Chambers was a champion of the...

For African Americans, the Great Recession continues.

This is both troubling and ironic because it coincides with the administration of the nation's first black president.

The black...

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