Justice

Jeff "the bigot" Sessions

Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed just how lethal the institution of American policing is to the daily lives of Black people—with examples of case after...

Rep. Robin Kelly

[Opinion]

Last week’s Presidential elections were jarring to say the least.

While nearly 1.7 million more Americans voted for Secretary Hillary Clinton,...

Deplorable-in-chief

[Commentary]

President Abraham Lincoln said: "A house divided against itself cannot stand," in a speech on June 16, 1858.

The day after Trump was elected...

Sherrod was victim of Breitbart media lynch

Donald Trump is appointing one of the most egregious media people in the country to serve as his Chief Strategist - Steve Bannon of the Breitbart...

Sanders--The man who could've been president

This election cycle was the year of the insurgent candidates'; the non-traditional candidates'.
Both were White males.
One was an...

Morial

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing recommendation states:

“Recommendation: Law enforcement agencies should strive to create a workforce that contains a broad...

United Nations

As Malcolm X used to like saying: "If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything."

Despite African Americans’ feckless political influence toward making...

Nat Turner

Nate Parker's movie The Birth of a Nation has revived the question: What caused Nat Turner's 1831 uprising?

Turner, first of all, was not a deranged misfit who acted...

Marianne Wright Edelman

The Reverend Shannon Daley-Harris quotes this passage from Scripture in the preface to her powerful new book "Hope for the Future: Answering God’s Call to Justice...

Uganda's Gen. Museveni -- he and Rwanda's Gen. Kagame launched war of aggression against Congo

[Black Star News Editorial]
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Trump-- simply vile.

As the police killings and murders of Black people continue with no end in sight, and with opposition growing to the mass incarceration of Black people, the 2016...

I was recently deeply honored to be asked by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to serve as sponsor for a Navy ship being named for Sojourner Truth, my lifelong heroine and North Star in the struggle for...

[Speaking Truth To Power]

As mass protests continue in North Carolina, and with the start of protests in San Diego, along with an uneasy tension in Oklahoma, we must face the reality of...

Paul Kagame

[Letter]

I was shocked to learn from my former student, Kayla Oliver LAW ’18, now an editor of the Yale Law Journal, that Yale invited President Paul Kagame of Rwanda,...

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