Had he not massacred Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman would be an average White man holding down a mediocre job, living under the radar, and aspiring for a law enforcement job.
The children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sue each other so often that you need a program to keep up with the court action.
Yes, the future is bright for those of us who support our important energy industry.
I'm far from a wealthy person to whom folks with money pay attention for investment advice. Yet I can say with certainty a couple of things about the financial future of Africa, which history, I believe, will reward my accuracy.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld made some comments last week about not caring about "diversity" in Hollywood, especially in the area of comedy, and set off some very heated conversations across the country.
We're used to making a big fuss over children's birthdays, but this week child advocates and families across the country are celebrating CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program, on the fifth anniversary of its reauthorization.
Last December, Congress allowed long-term unemployment benefits to expire, leaving about 1.7 million people without the safety net they need as they search for a job.
I am writing to thank you for including the Black History Month feature "Fairer, But Certainly Able." I think it is very important to make sure that we recognize the contributions that African-American women have made in the field of ...
"I'm a football player, and I'm gay." With those words, Michael Sam, an All-American defensive end from the University of Missouri, demonstrated courage far beyond that demanded on the football field. And America may, for the first time, witness an ...
I am siding with Joseph Stiglitz in his argument that income inequality is slowing the recovery.
After 19-plus years of committed bicycle commuting, I am convinced that the Washington Metropolitan Area is the very best place anywhere to be a bicycle commuter.
Sports are supposed to be the great equalizer. But you wouldn’t know it judging by the news surrounding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Arnold Pinkney's business acumen and civic activism validated to an extraordinary degree the Civil Rights Movement's promise of what destroying the barriers to Black Americans' full participation in American society could produce.
Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, the United States is still not a fair playing field for millions of children afflicted by preventable poverty, hunger, homelessness, sickness, poor education and violence in the world's richest ...
President Obama has done more to destroy the social and moral fabric of America than anyone in the history of our country.