Justice

President Obama does the right thing with commutations -- much more needed

[Op-Ed: Fair Sentencing]

The NAACP Legal Defense and...

FOX News's Megan Kelly recent said: "And by the way, for all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white. But this person is maybe just arguing that we should also have a...

Former Rep. Lee HamiltonThings that ought to be done are not getting done

Congress is winding down its historically unproductive session...

Harriette and Harry Moore

[From The Archives: Profiles In Courage]

Late on Christmas night terrorists bombed a wood-framed house in Mims,...

Pope Francis

This is how Nelson Mandela put it: “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.  Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not...

 After more than 160,000 people signed a Change.org petition calling for Nathan B. Forrest High School in Jacksonville to change its name, instead of honoring the Ku Klux Klan’s first Grand Wizard...

Marian Wright Edelman

Nelson Mandela has said: “We owe our children – the most vulnerable citizens in any society – a life free from violence and fear."

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Dignitaries and presidents, media stars, and celebrities from around the world converged on South Africa to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela, the warrior for racial justice.  While, in America...

[President's Speech At Mandela Memorial]

Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you.

To Graça Machel and the ...

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His Day Is Done – A Tribute Poem For Nelson Mandela

His...

Mandela shows his moves

[Tribute]

I had never heard of Nelson Mandela, of South Africa, of apartheid, until I was an 18-year-old college...

At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying: “I have fought against white domination,...

Roslyn Brock, Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors: “The Honorable Nelson Mandela embodied the hopes, dreams, aspirations and values of all who seek justice against tremendous...

[Immigration: Commentary]

After 22 days of a water-only fast on the National Mall, four long-term fasters of the “Fast for Families” announced an expansion of the action as...

Sarah Palin

[Black Star News Editorial]

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin recently compared the U.S. debt to slavery.She was harshly...

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