Justice

The peerless Ruby Dee

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Friday on the passing of actress Ruby Dee:

I was deeply...

New York's Mayor De Blasio wants to triple share of City business to disadvantaged companies

Michael Nitzky, director of communications for New York City...

Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

[Editorial Commentary]

Five days ago The Black Star News contacted The United Nations spokesperson and raised...

Rangel at earlier event for 65th

Congressman Charles B. Rangel will be joining with President Barack Obama for a bill signing ceremony for H.R. 1726, to Award a...

Rep. John Lewis

Not every speaker tells a crowd of young leaders that their job is to get into trouble. But that’s part of the message iconic civil rights warrior...

Even with all his Republican and Tea Party detractors President Obama has accomplished much in his 6 years so far

I sincerely wish you could see what I’m seeing...

Sam Kutesa-- does ENHAS, company he founded, operate like Halliburton of East and Central Africa?

[Publisher's Commentary]

New...

The have-a-lots continue to have-a-lot

[Speaking Truth To Power]

An Associated Press report has found that CEO pay reached record levels in...

Cornel West used to appear with Tavis all the time

[Column: Beneath The Spin]

Here’s what makes these poverty pimps like Tavis Smiley,...

Dr. Vincent Harding

[Tribute]

When my brother friend Dr. Vincent Harding passed away May 19 at age 82, we lost a beloved historian,...

Maya Angelou

 

This week marked the loss of a powerful voice in Maya Angelou. Fortunately, many in the nation paused to notice her loss. Dancer, actress,...

President Obama

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT WITH “MY BROTHER’S KEEPER” TASK FORCE

Roosevelt Room

 

THE PRESIDENT:...

Speaker Boehner; he and his colleagues in Republican-controlled GOP have shot down every job-creation proposal

 

Recently, I read a New York Times article...

Marian Wright Edelman

I am so grateful to Amy Peters, Sixto Cancel, and Ashley Kuber and for the thousands of other foster care alumni who are now raising their...

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