Holtzclaw Case Shows Police Sexual Misconduct Cannot Be Tolerated

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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

#BLM Activists Want More Support from Congressional Black Caucus

#BLM Activists Want More Support from Congressional Black Caucus

by Blavity.com

Activists are on the streets fighting for Black justice and, on the other side, the same battle is happening at the legislative level. Black… Read More

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In Final State of the Union, Obama Answers Critics, Forges Vision

by Richard Fowler

In his final State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama handled things a lot differently. Instead of laying out a laundry list of unachievable… Read More

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by Madison J. Gray

The most peculiar thing took place in midtown Manhattan Tuesday – peculiar and unnecessary. Fewer than a dozen people, most of them… Read More

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by Sam Schaeffer

Daequan* came to the New York City-based Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) only 11 days after leaving… Read More

“D-Money” Beware! Maine Gov. Paul LePage Has Your Number!

“D-Money” Beware! Maine Gov. Paul LePage Has Your Number!

by Madison J. Gray

Alert! Alert! The state of Maine is in trouble! No one knew it was this bad, but the northeasternmost state in the union, typically synonymous… Read More

Obama's Anti-Gun Violence Actions Give New Momentum to Survivors

Obama's Anti-Gun Violence Actions Give New Momentum to Survivors

by DeAndra Yates

Earlier this week I joined President Obama and dozens of other gun violence survivors in the East Room of the White House as he announced new executive… Read More

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The Unheard Voices in Baltimore's 'Sex for Repairs' Scandal

by Deborah Douglas and Kanu Iheukumere

What the women living in Baltimore public housing who were subject to the vulgar demands of workers in those buildings endured mustn’t be viewed… Read More

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: Looking Back at Her Call to Uproot Racism

by Gregory Carr, Ph.D

For those unfamiliar with the name Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 80 in Washington D.C., she was one our… Read More

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