Justice

The have-a-lots continue to have-a-lot

[Speaking Truth To Power]

An Associated Press report has found that CEO pay reached record levels in...

Cornel West used to appear with Tavis all the time

[Column: Beneath The Spin]

Here’s what makes these poverty pimps like Tavis Smiley,...

Dr. Vincent Harding

[Tribute]

When my brother friend Dr. Vincent Harding passed away May 19 at age 82, we lost a beloved historian,...

Maya Angelou

 

This week marked the loss of a powerful voice in Maya Angelou. Fortunately, many in the nation paused to notice her loss. Dancer, actress,...

President Obama

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT WITH “MY BROTHER’S KEEPER” TASK FORCE

Roosevelt Room

 

THE PRESIDENT:...

Speaker Boehner; he and his colleagues in Republican-controlled GOP have shot down every job-creation proposal

 

Recently, I read a New York Times article...

Marian Wright Edelman

I am so grateful to Amy Peters, Sixto Cancel, and Ashley Kuber and for the thousands of other foster care alumni who are now raising their...

President Obama

WASHINGTON, DC— In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who...

Elombe Brath

Elombe Brath had carried on Malcolm X's mission which was to reconnect Africans in America with the African motherland.

He did a brilliant job...

[Witness for Justice]

 

There has been a lot of interest in a recently released "Third National Climate Assessment; Climate Change Impacts in the United States."...

Gen. Khalifa Hifter-- CIA's man in Libya?

Over the weekend fighting escalated in Libya and the U.S. military has planes on standby for the possible evacuation of...

Fastfood workers protest. Photo CNN

[Commentary]

Thousands of fast food workers took to the streets last week, staging strikes in protest...

Sterling is stuck in Pre-Lincoln Proclamation mentality; Johnson has 21st Century outlook.

[To Be Equal]

Every...

[Comment]

As a brand-new law school graduate in 1963, I was fortunate enough to receive one of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF)’s first two fellowships to help young attorneys seeking to...

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