Justice

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.

The...

George Zimmerman, killer of Trayvon Martin. Photo: YouTube.

[Commentary]

Black people working in law enforcement, both judges and police officers, must stand up and support the few...

Left to right: Mansour; Gertze; Brath; Plummer; Austrian Ambassador Jan Kickert; Rosario; Ms. Mohammed; Algerian Ambassador Sabri Boukadoum; Mr. Barron; Ms. Barron; Mozambican...

Dorothy Cotton. Photos: YouTube.

Dorothy Cotton once said: “We love Dr. King. I love Dr. King, but it was not Dr. King’s movement. He did not start the Civil Rights Movement…It was started...

President Trump --evil immigration policy. Photo: Gage Skidmore--Flickr.

The Trump Administration’s cruel and incompetent family separation policy and related crackdown continues to exact a...

Antonio Guterres. Photo: wikimedia.org

Sixty human rights organizations from Haiti and around the world urged United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to act decisively to protect...

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