Justice

Rev. James Cone

“The lynching tree interprets the cross. It keeps the cross out of the hands of those who are dominant. Nobody who is lynching anybody can understand the cross. That’s why...

Bill Cosby. Photo Flickr

[Reader's Commentary]

With respect to "Bill Cosby Was A Victim of Mob Justice" by Camille Cosby, I offer these comments:

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Malcolm X

Saturday, May 19th, marks the 93rd anniversary of Malcolm X's and it will be commemorated with the annual pilgrimage to his gravesite.
The Malcolm X Commemoration Committee...

"The Cosby Show." Bill Cosby had it all, professionally. Great educator and entertainer; the private side was horrific.

[Speaking Truth To Empower]...

Rep. Velazquez. Photo-Flickr.

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez and a state-based coalition of diverse service providers will meet Monday on the steps of City Hall in New York to denounce the...

Bryan Stevenson. Photo--Flickr.

On April 26 I was deeply honored to participate in the opening summit of the Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama...

Bill Cosby's lead defense attorney has said that he plans to appeal his conviction on three counts of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand a former Temple University.

Cosby, 80, was...

The King himself would approve. Bob Marley on the cover of the album "Catch a Fire."

[Speaking Truth To Empower]

Last Thursday, U.S. Senator Corey Booker (D-New Jersey) and Vermont...

Lady Starbucks doesn't welcome all? Photo: The Black Star News

The arrest of two young Black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked widespread protest and has ignited a national...

Clarence Thomas, the enemy of Black people--once again on the wrong side of history.

“Why did you shoot me?” Amy Hughes asked as she lay bleeding from four bullets wounds. On Monday, the U....

Saartjie Baartman

[Cry, This Beloved Country]

Paul Mooney once jokingly, not jokingly said, and I’m paraphrasing, “White people don’t...

On March 27, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Stop Urban Shield Coalition claimed victory in its four-year battle to stop Urban Shield, a war...

Dr. King and Coretta Scott King. Photo: Flickr

I first heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speak in person on April 19, 1960 at Spelman College’s Sisters Chapel during my senior year in...

Malcolm X -- from the cover of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

[From the Archives: Malcolm X]

Except from Malcolm X speech on November 10, 1963.

To understand this, you have...

Landry --worthless, gutless State Attorney General. Photo: Facebook

[Speaking Truth To Power]

Last week, Louisiana killer-cops Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake were cleared by local...

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