MALVEAUX: When Was America Great?

I'm not jumping up and down and waving a flag.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Attendance a Simple But Key Factor for Students

As a new school year begins, parents, teachers and administrators are all thinking about how to make it the best year ever. One of the keys to student success sounds very simple but can make a profound difference: making sure ...

CLINGMAN: Get What's Right, Not What's Left

If you are serious, be a leader, not a lemming.

MUHAMMAD: President Obama, It's Time to Pardon Marcus Garvey

President Obama: you must pardon Marcus Mosiah Garvey. It is the right thing to do.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Chief Lanier's Tale Is One of Inspiration

Chief Lanier's story is one that should be celebrated by every young girl as an example of how one can overcome issues by believing in one's self, hard work and a commitment to serving others.

EDITORIAL: Olympics Underscore Benefits of America's Diversity

Who says America doesn't win anymore?

EDITORIAL: Two D.C. Schools Hope to Make Difference

With the $127 million overhaul of Roosevelt High in the Petworth community finally completed and reopening this school year, and the grand opening of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in northwest, D.C. Public Schools has made a bold step ...

EDITOR'S COLUMN: Trump Is Wrong — Black Community Has Much to Lose

Once again the Republican candidate for president of the United States has spoken before thinking.

JESSE JACKSON: Democrats Don't Get Blank Check from Black Voters

Democrats are going to have to work to earn black votes again, not simply inherit them.

MUHAMMAD: Poor Whites Need a Booker T., Not a Donald J.

Let me say right out: a man like Booker T. Washington is the answer to the plight of angry white folks in Appalachia and other pockets of suffering, not Donald J. Trump.

CHAVIS: Enhancing Black-Owned Newspapers in the Age of Social Media

The National Newspaper Publishers Association salutes the first class of the Discover the Unexpected NNPA Journalism Fellowship program and congratulates the students on taking the next successful step in their professional careers.

CLINGMAN: Rebuilding Black Wall Street

Black Wall Street was burned to the ground in 1921 by a White mob.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Children's Books Don't Reflect True America

Children of color are now a majority of all public school students and will soon be a majority of all children in America, yet children's books and the publishing industry have failed to keep up with the rainbow of our ...

MALVEAUX: Shirley Chisholm and Women's Fight for True Equality

Few would have predicted that a woman would have more than a fighting chance of winning the presidency. And yet the very campaign that signals progress is also one that illustrates how much more work needs to be done before ...

My 11-Hour-Day, 11-Months-a-Year Middle School Shaped Me

One of the most important moments came when I followed my brother Michael to Washington Jesuit Academy 8 years ago.