How much is a person's innocence worth?
President Obama's focus on the middle class leaves the poor where they have always been — at the periphery of economic progress.
The 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer is being commemorated this week in Mississippi and it provides the perfect backdrop to reflect on the transformation of not only Mississippi — then the deadliest state in the nation — but the entire ...
Without a doubt, the summit is a positive step forward and a long overdue break with the past traditions and "benign neglect" policies of the U.S. toward Africa.
Picture this: A tiny caucus — one that represents one-seventh of the total members of one branch of two houses, of one of three branches of government — able to paralyze the entire government, dozens and dozens of times.
Dick Cheney and other neo-conservatives who started the war in Iraq the first time are clamoring for a second chance to insert American troops into a conflict that threatens to consume the Middle Eastern nation. We hope the president ignores ...
Metro officials have their work cut out for them as they try to lure commuters back.
Sam P.K. Collins wrote an enlightening article that should make all of Howard University’s students — particularly those who live on and near the campus — stop and think.
While the Civil Rights Act of 1964 sought the end of race-based laws, the state of North Carolina is trapping people into poverty.
All hail Juneteenth, the holiday that was declared by enslaved Africans in America.
This column is not about the recent story making headlines in New York City on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal to lift a ban on pet ferrets. But it is about weasels.
The first detailed study of the relationship between diversity and the bottom line in the Hollywood entertainment industry has found that although diversity pays — literally — people of color and women are still woefully underrepresented throughout film and television.
When the Koch Foundation gave the United Negro College Fund $25 million, it set off a maelstrom of comments in cyberspace and real time.
In Eric Cantor's defeat, I see great opportunity for the Republican Party to make inroads into the Black community.
America lost another one of its brightest lights.