MALVEAUX: Online Colleges Flunk Common Sense

All colleges are not created equal. About once a week, I get a call from a mature student whose time at a career college was unrewarding.

MUHAMMAD: Gay Isn't Really the New Black

Just as I don't judge people who choose same-sex partners, I don't expect folks to judge me because I don't think cross-dressing and garishly flaunting one's sexual preferences as if that's their "identity" is equivalent with their skin color. It’s ...

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: The Monster of Poverty

For many children, Halloween is the rare occasion to indulge in a fun time of ghost stories and goblins and trick-or-treats. Sadly, too many children do not have normal or safe or protected lives, and their monsters are real.

DANIELS: NYPD's 'Aggressive Policing'

Three reports released this month on the arrest activities of the New York City Police Department should ratchet up the already significant questioning of the department's use of the "broken windows" approach to policing.

CURRY: Watching the Elections From Abroad

On Election Night, I usually stay awake as long as my eyelids are willing to cooperate. But this year was different.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Thank You, Mr. Mayor!

In my book, Mayor Vincent C. Gray is right behind Marion Barry when it comes to caring for the ordinary, hard-working people of the District of Columbia.

SHUMATE: Less Talk, More Action on Educational Reform

I am constantly wondering how, with so many different avenues of resources and different "plans of action" by our urban public school districts, we still get the same result!

MUHAMMAD: White Voters Bringing Destruction on Themselves

As the 2014 election unfolds, I fear White voters are poised to make choices at the polls that are certainly not in my best interest, that pose a danger for the entire world, and that ultimately are not even in ...

CLINGMAN: Black by Popular Demand

All across the nation, black is popular once again, all because it's voting time.

CURRY: Blacks, Not Hispanics, Key to Election Victory

Although Latinos are growing at a faster rate than any other ethnic group in the United States, they will have less of an impact on whether Democrats retain control of the Senate than African-Americans, according to a study of Census ...

DANIELS: Voter ID Laws Are 'Democracy Turned Upside Down'

The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month let stand the state of Texas' latest attempt to use the old tactics of the Jim Crow era and rig state and national elections in favor of the Republican Party by denying black ...

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Closer to the Finish Line

With opportunity gaps widening for poor children and children of color, new guidance from the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education offers new hope and protection from discrimination.

MORIAL: Fed Chair Yellen Addresses Income Inequality

With all the political, national security and disease news recently flooding the airways, you may have recently missed one of the most important American speeches from one of the world’s most powerful economic leaders.

EDITORIAL: Fighting for Their Jobs

It's no secret that Howard University is in the financial struggle of its life.

EDITORIAL: Fear of a GOP-Controlled Congress

Voters hoping to read the tea leaves of the midterm elections Senate race should be confused.