Why the Black Millennial Vote is Not Guaranteed

Why the Black Millennial Vote is Not Guaranteed

by Blavity.com

Activist and scholar Nyle Fort asked, “Can Black millennials afford the consequences of dancing with the ‘party of our parents?’”… Read More

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs<br />

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

by Kassandra Frederique

Every year, hundreds of thousands of family and friends bury loved ones because of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across the Unites… Read More

Despite Improvements, Ending HIV/AIDS Will Take More Awareness

Despite Improvements, Ending HIV/AIDS Will Take More Awareness

by C. Virginia Fields

Last month President Barack Obama proclaimed in his State of the Union address, “Right now, we are on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS… Read More

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

by Madison J. Gray

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But… Read More

#FlintWaterCrisis Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

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by Josie Pickens

Russell Simmons has been chronicling his recent visit to Flint, Michigan, on Instragram… Read More

Looking at 'The People vs. O.J. Simpson' Through a Modern Lens

Looking at 'The People vs. O.J. Simpson' Through a Modern Lens

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last October marked 20 years since O.J. Simpson was acquitted of charges relating to the gruesome murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald… Read More

The Critical Missing Piece in Reducing the Prison Population

The Critical Missing Piece in Reducing the Prison Population

by Zachary Norris

Even with a new skill set, good behavior served and any and all attempts to keep up with technology, returning home after years of incarceration can… Read More

End of Youth Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Long Overdue

End of Youth Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Long Overdue

by Marcy Mistrett

In an historic moment yesterday, President Obama used his executive authority to Read More

Holtzclaw Case Shows Police Sexual Misconduct Cannot Be Tolerated

Holtzclaw Case Shows Police Sexual Misconduct Cannot Be Tolerated

by Benjamin L. Crump

“Wrong is wrong: justice needs to be served,” is a statement that my client Jannie Ligons made when she was interviewed shortly after… Read More

On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Abortion Access Takes Critical Turn

On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Abortion Access Takes Critical Turn

by Deborah Douglas

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which constitutionally affirmed a woman’s right to end her unwanted pregnancy. Within that… Read More

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