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Measuring children living in poverty. Source www.kidscount.org

[Op-Ed: War On Poverty]

Wednesday,...

Marian Wright Edelman

[National: Commentary]

During his 1964 State of the Union Address, President...

What if US focused on pharmaceuticals instead?

[Speaking Truth To Power]

As American public opinion shifts on the issue of marijuana...

Amiri Baraka

[Tribute]

Amiri Baraka once said: “Art is a weapon in the struggle...

Trayvon Martin -- it wasn't meant to be this way any longer

[Honoring Dr. King's Legacy]

Fifty years have come and gone since the 1963...

Dr. King

[Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr said "and I come here tonight and plead with you" that "...

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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