The media is used to rivet attention toward an issue or challenge. Unfortunately, it has rarely been used for good.
I have found myself getting a bit nervous as I hear various U.S. politicians rattling their swords in response to the Russian aggression in the Crimea. Before we lose our minds in this crisis, let's consider a few things.
Ella Baker was an outspoken warrior against injustice and inequality her entire life, and always, always unwilling to rest.
We watch the two parties fight every day, and then we take sides and jump in. Who is hurt by that? Certainly not them.
Athletic competition has a lot in common with military combat.
At a time when American employers desperately need an educated, skilled workforce to sustain economic recovery, a confused and conflicted White House is hurting the underserved communities it claims to support.
It's been a month now since Relisha Rudd went missing.
It's hard to find a better example of black self-hatred than William Reed's recent column, "Out of the Closet Onto the Altar" which appeared in the March 13 edition.
Many who love college sports can't bear to think of it as polluted by money. But here's the reality: it already is.
Everyone is crying in their beer because the discussion about college athletes forming unions has focused on athletes being paid. But the College Athletes Players Association is about all that unions do: giving voice to the workers.
I have often joked that if I was in President Barack Obama's shoes, I would join the National Rifle Association. Not to send a macho message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, no, but to state my intentions to all the ...
The Obama administration's record of guaranteeing loans to Black businesses is worse than George W. Bush's.
Question: What do you call someone who believes White shopkeepers and owners of other large and small businesses have the “right” to discriminate against Black people? Answer: Rand Paul.
Women's History Month is a reminder that in every major American social reform movement, women have always played a critical role.
Vincent Gray has earned a second chance to serve the District as its mayor and to continue a lifetime of service he is credited for giving to the residents of this city.