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MALVEAUX: The Bitter Fruit of a Broken Reconstruction

The phrase Black Lives Matter is not racist because it simply reflects our nation's history.

MUHAMMAD: Uneasiness Settles Over Cleveland for GOP Convention

On the surface, this is the most secure year ever. But truth be told, fear and uneasiness is everywhere.

JESSE JACKSON: After Dallas and Baton Rouge, We Need Action

There is a national call for mourning, for a conversation, for peace. But we need more than a conversation, more than weeping for our lost loved ones. We need common sense and action.

EDITORIAL: Can Boycotts Add Fuel to Protests Against Police Brutality?

It's going to take multiple initiatives and efforts to bring a halt to the tensions and fears that exist between the Black community and law enforcement officers.

EDITORIAL: No More Words — Time for Action

Every able-bodied American must "do something" to fight racism and end it for good.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Black History, 365 Days a Year

Every now and then, you carry stories that teach me things about Black history that I didn't know.

MALVEAUX: Hate, Hypocrisy and Hubris

Just a day after millions of Americans celebrated the "Fourth of You Lie," our nation got more evidence of the lie we live when we "celebrate" freedom.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Don't Make Our Most Vulnerable Children Wait Longer

In an important show of bipartisanship, Congress is on the cusp of an historic step to help many of the most vulnerable children in our nation who are abused and neglected and at risk of entering foster care and lingering ...

CLINGMAN: Requiem for Black People

After everything is said and done, much has been said and little has been done.

MUHAMMAD: Police Aren't the Only Ones Suffering

The line between crime and day-to-day living is too often blurred in the minds of police who see all Black people as inherently criminal.

JESSE JACKSON: After the Horror, We Must Build One America

The challenge now — for every concerned American — is how we react to the injustice and the violence.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Another Black Politician Bites the Dust

What’s up with our Black politicians? Time and time again all we read about is how some of them are caught doing something that's illegal.

EDITOR'S COLUMN: Winning is Everything, Right?

I'm wondering why folks are so angry and surprised that Kevin Durant has abandoning the Oklahoma City Thunder for greener pastures with the Golden State Warriors.

EDITORIAL: Students East of the River Deserve a Chance, Too

Many students in Wards 7 and 8 are still living examples of the achievement gap which continues to plague Black and poor students, while youths from white and more affluent families find themselves firmly entrenched on the path for academic, ...

EDITORIAL: Roscoe Brown Jr. Gets His Real Wings

Roscoe Brown Jr., one of only three Black airman credited with successful, direct air-to-air combat with German pilots, died Saturday in a New York City hospital at the age of 94.