When Dylann Roof murdered nine African-Americans during Bible study at Mother Emanuel Church, he could have hardly imagined the consequences of his actions.
Though the keynote address was delivered 163 years ago in Rochester, New York, on the significance of the Fourth of July celebration in the United States, the roaring eloquence and penetrating clarity of Frederick Douglass' speech still rings true today.
Has the pernicious fiction that there was something honorable about the Confederate rebellion — treason in the defense of slavery, as one observer so trenchantly put it recently — finally been irredeemably shredded?
On their website, the Sons of Confederate Veterans describe themselves as preserving the "history and legacy" of the Confederacy. Their organization, they say, is "dedicated to ensuring that a true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved." I would suggest, ...
The atrocity in Charleston was not only a premeditated stab at the heart of black America and one of the moral epicenters of the African diaspora, it was the latest in a long history of calculated and explicit acts of ...
I want to extend my congratulations to your publisher Denise Rolark Barnes on her election as chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association.
the reason Republicans generally, and arch-conservatives in particular, are so aggrieved these days is because of the recent good fortunes of Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th president of the United States.
The blood of martyrs often changes the way we see.
While some may view the new Nevada Education Savings Account Program as a "landmark" victory for the parent choice movement, I do not. At least it is not a victory to those of us who are focused on helping low-income ...
It's no secret that I abhor the Confederate battle flag, the treasonous traitors who fought under it, and all that it represents.
An effective reform of the system of laws, courts, policies and institutions defined as the criminal justice system in the United States of America requires more than a principled public debate.
This massacre strikes at the heart of our democracy.
Millions of low-income Americans will soon be able to access the Internet as part of the Lifeline program. That’s because the Federal Communications Commission, the agency responsible for its oversight, wants to add broadband to its suite of services.
While most African-Americans have concluded that Rachel Dolezal is a mentally impaired liar, too many Caucasians, obsessed with race, are likely to give this story legs. Meanwhile, there are millions of African-American women who are rendered invisible by the media.
The unwillingness to face up to the raw racism that led to the murder of nine African-Americans attending Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, proves that the problem is more than just an "unresolved dilemma."