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EDITORIAL: A Sign of the Times

When we were young, our parents and grandparents when surprised by tumultuous events, would from time to time say, “This is the end of times.” A story coming out of Virginia made us think of that.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A Myth Shattered

All I can say is "right on, brothers" in reference to your article by Stacy Brown, "CDC Study Shatters Myth about Black Fathers," which appeared in the Aug. 14 edition.

EDITORIAL: Hands Up, Don't Shoot

The murder of 18-year-old Mike Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 has again torn the scab off this country's festering racial wounds.

SPRIGGS: Ferguson Yet Another Sore Spot

A problem with America is the paradox that it can be a nation with high compassion, but also a nation with no empathy.

JESSE JACKSON: There is a Ferguson Near You

The real scandal in Michael Brown’s shooting is that it reveals what we've already known.

JACKSON: Blacks Missing from U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Not only has the first Black president continued to ignore his most loyal voting bloc, the Black community, but by his actions he has made it perfectly clear to African leaders that Black business leaders are totally irrelevant within the ...

KELLEY: Protecting Our Communities from Hazardous Air Pollution

Millions of African Americans and Latinos in the United States live near the 143 oil refineries operating in 32 states across the United States.

MUHAMMAD: Washington NFL Nickname 'Not For Long'

There is one name in NFL circles — not that of a player, however — which has been around far too long.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Migrant Children are Innocent Victims of the U.S. War on Drugs

We must see these thousands of children in need of help right now not as a political dilemma but as an urgent humanitarian crisis.

DANIELS: Chaos is the GOP's Goal

In the midst of a crisis when America's national government needs to act swiftly, one can count on the Republican Party, driven by its reflexive anti-Obama mania, to oppose any positive action.

CHAVIS: Low Black Employment in Hi-Tech Silicon Valley

The companies lead the world in technology but ranks at the bottom when it comes to workforce inclusiveness and overall economic fairness toward Black Americans and Latino Americans.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Summit Offered Opportunities for Peace, Security

America's dealings in trade and business with Africa leaves much to be desired these days.

EDITORIAL: The U.S.-Africa Summit

The largest gathering of African leaders in the U.S. went off without a hitch.

EDITORIAL: Michael Steele Redux

In the end, it appears that Michael Steele couldn't resist the lure of politics.

MUHAMMAD: Republicans, Please Impeach President Obama

The latest GOP gimmick is to sue President Barack Obama, for not adequately enforcing provisions of the Affordable Care Act — Obamacare — which the Republican-controlled House has voted 43 times to repeal!