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]

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White House Announces 'My Brothers Keeper Community Challenge'

by Tomika L. Anderson

The White House is moving forward with its plans to better the lives of young men of color via its My Brother’s Keeper initative. Kicking… Read More

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Pushing Black Women to 'Higher Heights' in the Polls
(And On the Ballot!)

by Ravelle Worthington

In an effort to get more Black women voters to the polls, the Higher Heights Leadership Fund, an organization looking to help… Read More

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Debbie Wasserman-Schultz on Why the Democrats Need (and Deserve) Your Vote in November

by Zerlina Maxwell

The midterm elections are just weeks away and as critical as ever.  With predictions still putting Republicans on track… Read More

How The Hyde Amendment Codifies Discrimination all above all

The Hyde Amendment:
38 Years of Government Sanctioned Discrimination

by Renee Bracey Sherman

September 30th  marked the 38th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, and if you don’t… Read More

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President Obama: Islamic State Threat "Underestimated"

by JET

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in… Read More

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What's Next for Eric Holder?
We Have Suggestions...

by Michael Arceneaux

One of the best living Black people in America, Attorney General Eric Holder, is doing what many a Negro dare not do in this economy:… Read More

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Grading Congressional Black Caucus Weekend 2014

by Jason Johnson

The issues of Black folks only take center stage a few times a year in any substantive and collective way: the annual NAACP convention… Read More

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Unfinished Business:
The Legacy of Eric Holder as Attorney General

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Yesterday, US Attorney General Eric Holder publicly confirmed that he would be resigning from his post within the next few months… Read More

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In UN Speech,
POTUSTakes on ISIL and, Briefly, Ferguson

by April Reign

On September 24, 2014, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly with prepared… Read More

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The Buck Stops with Congress, not President Obama, on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

by April Reign

Do you remember the Schoolhouse Rock clip in which… Read More

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