MALVEAUX: Shame on McCain, Trump for Blaming Obama for Orlando Massacre

If you look into a dictionary under "sore loser" you will find a photograph of Arizona Sen. John McCain.

EDITORIAL: Why Can't Congress Move on Gun Control?

Despite over 60 percent of the people supporting new laws that make it more difficult to acquire weapons, Congress continues to waste time in debates without any action being taken.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Voter Apathy Is the Problem With Blacks

Did your candidates win or lose? If you did not vote, you might well be the reason why your favorite choice lost the race.

JESSE JACKSON: Why Elizabeth Warren Should be Hillary's VP

Some suggest it's impossible to have two women lead the party's ticket. But haven't we gone far beyond that?

MUHAMMAD: Reparations and Juneteenth

To be the oldest African-American holiday on the calendar, "Juneteenth" is way, way down on the popularity list of annual celebrations. Maybe it's because Juneteenth, even its name, has a certain southern, Booker T. Washington-bootstraps kind of appeal.

CLINGMAN: How Blacks Get Accountability from Politicians

Black people talk a lot about accountability, especially as it relates to politicians. How do we do that? How can you hold someone accountable who is not accountable to you?

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: The Need to Expand the Non-White Teacher Pipeline

It is hard to dream of college and what you can be in the future if you don't see it.

EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON: Go Sweetly, Muhammad Ali

With the passing of the larger-than-life sports personality Muhammad Ali, the world has lost more than a great boxing champion. We have lost a remarkable human being whose life was laced with courage, dignity and grace.

MALVEAUX: Dear White People — Muhammad Ali Did Not Transcend Race

Muhammad Ali was unapologetically Black. Why, in death, are White folks claiming that he "transcended" race?

EDITORIAL: Guns and Hatred — A Dangerous Combination

Mass shootings have now become something all too familiar in our world. But this time, there are the additional complex issues of religion, sexual orientation and ethnic background.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Great Coverage on Hillary Clinton’s Victory

So many articles are written about both candidates that get into all of the negative stuff, you almost forget why this election is so important.


While Father's Day and the men that are honored on that day will never receive the amount of attention that moms do on Mother's Day, it's still a pretty big deal for many American families — at least for mine.

Talented, Black and Invisible: How Silicon Valley Is Failing Black Technologists

Silicon Valley is still failing minorities and women in technology, especially with regard to investing and hiring.

JESSE JACKSON: After Orlando, Drive Out Hate with Light and Love

We would do better to reach out to Muslims in this nation and respect their religion and their rights, rather than to hunt them, to isolate them or to denigrate them.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Silence is Not Golden in Wake of Unsolved Murder

I know there is a policy of silence in our community about crimes of violence, but this crime is very different.