MALVEAUX: Stop the Payday Loan Debt Trap

The persistence of poverty, even in the face of good news, provides opportunities for those whose riches come from the exploitation of poor people.

WARREN: Blacks No Longer Considered Human

It appears that the law enforcement officers of America have declared open season on African-Americans, both male and female.

MUHAMMAD: Trump-Farrakhan Debate? It Could and Should Happen

So there is one debate I'm looking forward to seeing this presidential season, but it probably can't happen until after the election of President Donald J. Trump. And that is The Donald's encounter with Muslim leader Louis Farrakhan.

EDITORIAL: Justice Still Thwarts Family of Terrence Sterling

Over the past several weeks, the family and friends of 31-year-old Terrence Sterling have continued to protest near the street in Northwest where he lost his life at the hands of D.C. police officers.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Informer Sports Page Is Fantastic

I love seeing the faces of Washington Redskins fans after a loss to the Dallas Cowboys. When I picked up The Informer and saw all of those great photographs by your staff photographer, John DeFreitas, from the game, it just ...

EDITOR'S COLUMN: So Have You Decided Who Our Next President Should Be?

From my vantage point, there was only one person that illustrated in Monday night's debate that they're capable, competent and ready to assume leadership of our country: Hillary Clinton.

JESSE JACKSON: New Museum Is a Stunning Achievement

The National Museum of African American History and Culture on the mall in Washington, D.C. is a stunning achievement. It does not blink at our nation's history, nearly 400 years since the first slave ship came to our land. But ...

MUHAMMAD: African-American Museum Gets Rock Star Treatment

There is one building in Washington which deserved and received rock-star treatment even before the day it officially opened: The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, or NMAAHC.

BREWER: Black Philanthropy Can Lead to Major Life Changes

As we wait for the public grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday, I am reminded of how significant and life-changing black philanthropy can be.

CHAVIS: Obama's Urgent Call for Black Voter Turnout

The countdown to the most important election in our lifetime has begun.

CLINGMAN: Our Destiny Is in Our Hands

Too often many of us find excuses for not doing the things that are necessary to achieve our economic independence, instead of looking for reasons why we should.

FLETCHER: Understanding How Myths Were Manufactured

Reading Ron Nixon's "Selling Apartheid: South Africa's Global Propaganda War" was like reading a good mystery. It was describing a world and a process about which few of us were aware.

MALVEAUX: Get Ready Now to Vote on Election Day

Are you ready to vote? Are you registered? These may seem like simplistic questions, especially for those who are aware, but every year some folks are denied access to the polls because they didn't register on time, or they moved ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Metro Is Permanently Off-Track

Metro is broken and cannot be fixed, period!

EDITOR'S COLUMN: Memo to Black College Students — Racism Ain't Goin' Nowhere

For the young folks at American University and those at other colleges and universities across this great nation, just remember that while the times may change, intractable attitudes do not – at least not without struggle and sacrifice and a ...