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TURNER-LEE: Justice for the Community, All from a Cellphone

Reliance on mobile technology clearly supports many personal conveniences, but what happens when it is used for social justice?

MORIAL: Eradicating Childhood Poverty One Nose at a Time

No matter what continent, country or community you call home, growing up in a poor family does not happen by chance, which means defeating childhood poverty will not happen without employing targeted, effective strategies.

CHAVIS: 
Loretta Lynch Came From a Family of Activists

Loretta Lynch, in addition to being well-qualified to be the attorney general of the U.S. as an accomplished federal prosecutor and legal scholar, also comes from a strong black American family that has made outstanding contributions and sacrifices toward the ...

ALFORD: Clintons' Financial Hustles

The reputations of Bill and Hillary Clinton have become legendary.

EDITORIAL: When Will This Madness End?

In an incident that has become depressingly familiar, Baltimore is now the latest American city struggling with the fallout from the death of yet another black man at the hands of the police.

EDITORIAL: Dialogue or Discord

Loretta Lynch, the nation’s first African-American woman attorney general, said she plans to set a new tone during her tenure, indicating her intention to improve police morale and find common ground between law enforcement and black and brown communities. She ...

MOTEN: In Baltimore and Universally, Hurt People Hurt People

The first step to rebuilding trust is to make sure people hear people so that hurt people don't hurt people. Once there is even the smallest measure of trust, healing can begin.

MUHAMMAD: The Late, Great African Myth, Resurrected in America

African expatriates are flooding this country's shores (as well as European destinations), fleeing conflicts, bad governance, corruption, disease and sheer insanity that is disguised in the name of "revolutions" against colonial oppression and western cultural rot.

CURRY: Proof the Supreme Court Got It Wrong in Shelby

When the Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act nearly two years ago in Shelby County v. Holder, many of us suspected that Chief Justice John Roberts in particular was distorting the severity of voting ...

MORIAL: The State of On-Screen Diversity

From our television sets in our living rooms to our local movie theaters, diversity appears to be the new black.

MALVEAUX: A Young Sister 'Hashtagged' Me Out of My Silo


If the hashtag takes you to a conversation and that takes you to action, then the hashtag may be a step in the right direction.

TURNER-LEE: Changes Coming to Internet Sooner Than You Think

How the FCC proposes to move forward with the application of archaic telephone regulations to a radically different communications system remains to be seen.

EDITORIAL: Another Questionable Death in Fairfax County Custody

The Fairfax County Police Department is facing additional scrutiny with the death Sunday of a 37-year-old woman who was hit at least four times with a stun gun.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Enjoying Your 'Invaluable Information'

Please keep up the good work, because if you don't bring it to us, no one else will.

EDITORIAL: We Still Need to Bring Back Our Girls

It has been more than a year since the militant jihadi group Boko Haram stormed an all-girls secondary school and kidnapped about 300 girls in Chibok, northern Nigeria.