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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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Corey, who lost Zimmerman case, wanted Alexander back in jail

[Op-Ed]

Today, the court upheld Marissa Alexander’s bond release, which means...

Alexander's supporters

[Op-Ed]

On Monday, January 6, Florida State Prosecutor Angela Corey filed a motion to revoke Marissa Alexander’s...

Before attending a dinner with a business associate one evening, Melissa Pressley went to her office and opened the door to find a flood of documents all over the floor and on the tray attached to...

McCain and Graham; 10 years late, $2 trillion short on complaints

[The View From Washington]

According to the BBC News and other sources,...

[Beneath the Spin]

This young lady's arm was in a sling, and the gentleman - a perfect stranger - saw that she was having difficulty cutting up her food.

So he put...

Mandela -- inspiring the next generation

Last month, all across the world people joined together to mourn former South African president and freedom fighter Nelson...

Mass grave for Lakota massacre victims

[Witness To Justice]

On December 29 in 1890, up to 300 Lakota men, women and children died in what...

Michael Vagnini. Photo: Kristyna Wentz-Graff --...

Even Henry Ford increased wages so workers could buy Model-T

What if we could create a program that would strengthen our tax base, make government spending more...

Read Michelle Alexander's "New Jim Crow" to understand the crises

Traditionally, a New Year’s resolution is a declaration that something tangible or measurable...

  

Zimmerman: even after escaping justice, he's ticking time bomb    

[Speaking Truth To Power]

We close the year by reviewing one...

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