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MYERS: Rhimes, Daniels Owe Us Better TV Portrayals

While the entertainment value is high, I am concerned about the negative imagery being projected about the character of Black Americans.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Optimistic about the Future of United Medical Center

It was refreshing to read some positive news about the hospital.

EDITORIAL: The Incomparable Prince 1958-2016

By now, the accolades, remembrances and even the wild speculation has been absorbed. And, the reality is that the artist known as Prince Rogers Nelson is no more.

MORIAL: Lifting Communities from Poverty by Raising the Minimum Wage

Day in and day out, men and women all over our country work hard at their jobs — but hardly have anything to show for it.

E. FAYE WILLIAMS: For Tubman and Women, An Honor Overdue

I pray that these changes will spawn a new consciousness and outlook in bringing resolution to our national curse — our inability to honestly deal with race.

JESSE JACKSON: Emanuel Isn't Leading on Police Reform

Chicago is a city on edge.

MALVEAUX: Black Women Won’t Celebrate Equal Pay Until Aug. 1

Aug. 1 is Equal Pay Day for African-American women. We work harder, longer, and for less remuneration than other women do. What are we going to do about it?

MUHAMMAD: Beware of Electoral 'October Surprise'

What can the public possibly learn from the 28 pages of secrets that have been hidden since 9/11 concerning the Saudi Arabian royal family's involvement and even possible support for the attackers?

CLINGMAN: Coalition-Building Key to Black Relevance

Coalition-building is the best way for Black people to make the kind of progress we need to make in this country, especially when it comes to economic empowerment.

MORIAL: Defending Democracy — The Fight Against Voter Suppression

While it is true that the days of poll taxes, literacy tests and grandfather clauses exist in the pages of our history books, the old strategy of voter suppression is not sitting somewhere collecting dust on a shelf.

EDITORIAL: Fundamental Question for GOP — What Can You Do for Us?

With each of the candidates avoiding these issues, it's fair for voters to dig deep before deciding for whom they will cast their vote.

EDITORIAL: We Can Learn from Anita Hill's Message

Women face an uphill battle — but it's one that men must also join.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Spelling Bee Exemplifies Service

I would like to thank The Washington Informer for its continued support of our students in its sponsoring of the Spelling Bee.

JESSE JACKSON: A Call to Arms to End Chicago's Shame

Chicago, with the number of shootings rising in recent months, needs an effective police force that has the community's trust.

MUHAMMAD: I'll Tell You Who's Really 'Feeling the Bern'

Of all the millions of individual Americans who have already voted, volunteered time or donated money toward the selection of the 45th president of the U.S., there is probably none who is metaphorically “feeling the Bern” any more than Democratic ...