[Exclusive] Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color

[Exclusive] Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color

by Hillary Clinton

When I started my life in public service four decades ago, it was to tear down the barriers that hold people back from developing their talents and… Read More

Should More Blacks Consider Voting Republican in the 2016 Election?

Should More Blacks Consider Voting Republican in the 2016 Election?

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Our television sets are already bombarded with the promises and gaffes of political candidates wanting to be elected president in 2016. Our next president… Read More

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Historically, Black men have very few places where they feel free to discuss important issues. We face economic and social barriers including high… Read More

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This past June in McKinney, Texas, we watched the… Read More

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by Jennifer Farmer

In a recent TED talk, Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson told of her return home from a birthday party when she was seven where she was the… Read More

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The Case for Making Free Legal Services More Accessible

by Johnny Perez

Imagine attending a court proceeding only to find yourself lost in a maze of legal jargon without an attorney, and little to no understanding of the… Read More

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by Marc Bayard

Earlier this month Terrence Wise, a 36-year old second-generation African American fast-food worker, introduced President Barack Obama at the White… Read More

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Affordable Childcare Out of Reach for Too Many Families

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When I worked attended school, both full time, I received no assistance with childcare because according to federal guidelines I made too much money. So… Read More

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The Danger of Militarizing Campus Police Forces

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Earlier this year, Martese Johnson was out with friends when he was confronted by University of Virginia law enforcement officials. He was beaten… Read More

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