Justice

Marian Wright Edelman. Photo-Flickr.

[Commentary]

Joseph Miles is 51 years old, but says he spends a lot of time today thinking about the following quote by Winston Churchill because...

Trump ignores past practices concerning Black Mauritanians. Photo: Gage Skidmore--Flickr

Samba Diaw, a Columbus resident for more than twenty years, is in ICE custody and could be deported...

Wesley Bell beat the bad guy, McCulloch. We need many more such wins. Photo--Twitter.

[Speaking Truth To Empower]

This November, Black...

Little Sheyann Webb. Photo-wikipedia.org

One eight year old freedom fighter was suspended from school

I wrote recently about a few of the brave children who helped change our nation...

John McCain with Obama. Photo by Chesi-Flickr.

My prayers for peace and comfort go to the family of Senator John McCain, a man who lived his life in true service to the public. Despite our...

Aretha Franklin singing at Obama's inauguration.

Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama put it best when they said, in a joint statement: “Aretha helped define the...

Ron Dellums. Photo--wikimedia.commons

[Tribute To A Justice Fighter]

From the outside looking in, my interest in public service may appear preordained. I grew up during the height of...

Heather Heyer's mother being comforted. NBC screenshot.

This weekend as Charlottesville community members prepared to mourn communal losses including Heather Heyer’s murder, reflect on the...

Photo: Charles Edward Miller--Flickr.

Last weekend in Chicago, 12 people were killed and at least 60 others were injured by guns. Fourteen of these shooting victims were children and...

Donald Trump. Bigotry now in vogue. Photo: Gage Skidmore--Flickr.

In April 1990 NOI Minister Louis Farrakhan said: “We must never underestimate the blindness that attends arrogance. We don...

Urban League's Marc Morial. Photo-Flickr.

With the 2018 National Urban League Conference focused on the theme of “Save Our Cities: Powering the Digital Revolution,” we could not have chose...

Urban League's Marc Morial. Photo-Flickr.

With the 2018 National Urban League Conference focused on the theme of “Save Our Cities: Powering the Digital Revolution,” we could not have chose...

Illustration: Cory M. Grenier-Flickr.

Ashley Prentice, King Carter, Marian Wright Edelman,
Gun violence, American gun violence, Makiyah Wilson,

On July 16, 10-year-old Makiyah...

Killer Cop Pantaleo. Photo: YouTube.

[Truth To Empower]

It’s been four years, since Eric Garner had the life choked out of him, in Staten Island, by New York Police Department (NYPD...

Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law has spared a white man from criminal charges after he shot and killed a black father in front of his young children over a parking spot.

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