A Year after Ferguson, U.S. Injustice Resonates as Far Away as Russia

A Year after Ferguson, U.S. Injustice Resonates as Far Away as Russia

[OP-ED] During a “60 Minutes” interview, Russian President Vladimir Putin brings up the demonstrations in Ferguson, which means the world really is watching [read more]

Obama on Race Is Killing Us<br />

Obama on Race Is Killing Us

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Apparently, everything but racist policing killed Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner on Staten Island. “It’s… Read More

Respectability Politics Won't Save Your Black Life

Respectability Politics Won't Save Your Black Life

by Goldie Taylor

Tonight, as the sun falls over our eastern shore, thousands of Americans—Black and White, alike—have once again begun… Read More

Sorry, Sen. Rand Paul, You’re No Civil Rights Hero

Rand Paul is Not an Ally

by The Root

To be fair, Sen. Paul has come down on the correct side on several issues. I’m glad that he’s been willing to work with… Read More

Will the New Black Republicans in Congress Be Lawmakers—or Talk Show Hosts?

Will Congress's New Black Republicans be Pro-America or Anti-Black?

by The Root

Problems will emerge because Black Republicans are predictably paraded as shiny examples of a brand-new day in GOP outreach. Modern… Read More

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No, the Republican Wins Weren't a Loss for Blacks

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Victory is still in the air after the Republican tidal wave of successes last Tuesday. There is no second-guessing that Republicans… Read More

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What the Midterm Election Meant for Black Women

by Monique W. Morris

A recent report… Read More

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'The Movement for Racial Justice is Bigger Than a Political Party'

by Rashad Robinson

The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a… Read More

Tim Scott Will Rise Again

Why White Conservatives Love Tim Scott

by Slate

Scott has said little on the racial controversies and civil rights issues of the last four years, from the killings of Trayvon Martin… Read More

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The Who, What, Where and Why of 2014's Midterm Meltdown

by Jason Johnson

I am sure that President Barack Obama hoped that the worst news he’d get last week was Michael Jordan’s assessment  Read More

Muriel Bowser: A mayor-elect for two different D.C.s

Muriel Bowser Ready to Lead D.C.

by The Washington Post

When the screen over the Howard Theatre’s stage filled with the face of defeated D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania, Joe… Read More

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