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William Melendez; alleged thug cop

The beating of an unarmed retired Detroit auto worker is another disturbing example of the lawless conduct some cops engage in...

President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry who's leading delicate talks with Iran

[Comment]

Congress has developed a fondness for open...

Indiana's Gov. Mike Pence

Everyone is in the fight. Politicians, religious leaders, gay rights activists, and business owners all claim they are concerned about...

Mumia Abu-Jamal

[Commentary]

Dear friend, 

At 1pm EST today, Mumia Abu-Jamal had a medical emergency and was taken to the Intensive...

Dr. Ron Daniels

The International Reparations Summit hosted by The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), a leading research, policy and advocacy group...

Ted Cruz -- you can't just renounce Canada and become U.S. President; where're the Birthers?

So Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz is running for President of the United...

How would Black civil war soldiers feel about the Confederate flag?

The Confederate flag represents racial oppression to many. Yet, it is a mere relic of Southern...

 Chief Tom Jackson ran Ferguson Police like a Godfather

[Speaking Truth To Power]

The man charged with shooting two Ferguson Police officers now...

Rev. Jackson; champion of voting rights for all -- except Saharawis?

[Commentary]

Stirring statements on the sanctity of voting rights...

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

Farmer organizations, indigenous groups, trade unions and other civil society organizations, under the umbrella of...

Jeffrey Williams: Subjected to old-South type interrogation lawyer claims?

A lawyer for Jeffrey Williams, the 20-year-old man who was arrested and charged with...

 

Driving the dark highway to Selma, Ala., I met forgotten heroes of the voting rights movement.

It was the night before President Barack Obama’s arrival. I was driving toward that...

Darren Wilson -- Michael Brown's killer; triggered Ferguson disasters

[Speaking Truth To Power]

This week as protests continue, against yet...

Jackson's departure comes way too late

[Black Star News Editorial]

Two police officers reportedly were shot and wounded Thursday morning...

While the in-your-face 'No Blacks Allowed' sign may be gone, columnist says mass of African Americans not doing better

On March 7, President Obama stood in Selma,...

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