AZIZ: Africa Down Under Breadbasket to the World

Not only Africa has the potential to feed itself but also to become a major food supplier for the rest of the world.

MUHAMMAD: The Bibi-Boehner Big Adventure

It is certainly not proper for one head of state to go into another country without first notifying the head of the country he or she is planning to visit.

EDITORIAL: In Search of Leadership

Republicans, prior to the Nov. 4 election, promised that if elected, they'd show they are a party that can lead. But, as we've seen, it's one thing to just say no for six years and another to demonstrate the leadership ...

EDITORIAL: History, Black History

We should be outraged at that fact that black history still is not an integral part of any public or charter mandatory curriculum in most schools.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Celebrate Our Youth

We have thousands of bright young people who need to be shown a sense of direction and application, and they, too, would have the ability to possibly achieve great things.

CHAVIS: The Legacy of Carter G. Woodson

We are grateful for the visionary leadership of noted historian and scholar Carter G. Woodson for being the founder of what was known as Negro History Week in 1926 that 44 years later evolved into Black History Month.

CURRY: How Dick Gregory Got His Hollywood Star

Activist and SiriusXM satellite radio host Joe Madison was helping on a campaign to get the Four Tops a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame when he noticed another serious omission from the world-famous tribute to entertainers.

HIGH: Congress Must Act to Support Internet Opportunities for Black Americans

Today, high-speed Internet can mean the difference between conveniently applying for a job, or accessing critical government services, and missing out on opportunities and vital benefits.

ALLISON: Every Day is Ferguson

While prominent African-American leaders shout their outrage from microphones and television studios and the rest of us express our sadness and anger in the barber shops, salons and churches, we fail to realize an essential hard truth: Incidents like Ferguson ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: We Must Act Like Black Lives Matter

How can we expect others to think that we value our lives when we continue to kill each other so easily?

MALVEAUX: The Real Barack Obama Re-Emerges

President Obama knocked it out of the park during the State of the Union address. Instead of the kumbaya thing, he laid out his priorities to a Republican Congress that will likely block much of what he proposed.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: MLK Left Blueprint for Eradicating Poverty

How can it be that the top 1 percent of Americans enjoy more of the nation's wealth than the bottom 90 percent combined and that millions of children are hungry and homeless and poorly educated?

CHAVIS: 50 Years of Black Progress

Has Black America made significant progress politically, socially and economically over the past 50 years? This is not only an important question to pose, it is equally important to answer.

BURKE: CBC Members Visit Ferguson, Mo.

What do the leaders who have come out of the Ferguson movement want to push in terms of police and what is their strategy?

EDITORIAL: A Rightful Focus on Black and Latino Boys

We applaud Muriel Bowser, Kaya Henderson and all involved for recognizing this vital need and taking the opportunity to do something different.