Every year, thousands of young, primarily black men are arrested for marijuana possession and for the vast majority, that act will have a tremendous impact on the course their lives take going forward.
If blacks didn't have those government jobs, who would?
Demanding the Washington football team remove the “R” word from its name is a simple request for respect.
McDonald’s has a great story to tell, but for some reason they seem reluctant to tell it.
Our life today resonates closely with the warning of George Orwell.
Everybody, it seems is talking about the Affordable Care Act. But who, I wonder, really cares about affordable health care for ordinary citizens?
There has never been a political climate like this in modern times. We are now in an era of constant chaos. Our elected officials are fighting with no end game in sight.
But with Washington fixated on cutting spending back to levels not seen since the 1950s, and states facing continued budget squeezes, we are asking the young to bear the burden that should be widely shared.
As long as Black people are in want and dependent on White largesse and even the lowliest White person can feel superior to all Black folks regardless of the Black person's achievement, then everything is "kosher." But you let Black ...
Why do we keep electing the same people to the same office year after year, putting them in charge of our lives, despite having the absolute proof that they have not, are not, and will not work in our best ...
Believe it or not, President Obama's decision to finally stand up to Teapublicans — a Republican Party hijacked by Right-wing Tea Party zealots — in the latest standoff over the Affordable Care Act and the debt ceiling was the easy ...
Now that the GOP-manufactured economic crisis is over (for the several months, anyway), one might say the lesson for the Republican Party is best expressed by that old warning: Be careful what you wish for.
Under now-retired superintendent Jerry Weast, Montgomery County earned national recognition for achieving the highest student graduation rate among the nation’s 50 largest school systems. As he emphasizes, the county's strategy could and should be used all across the nation.
Our city leaders do not just roll over and say nothing about national matters that directly and indirectly affect our city.
Despite the political beating the Republican Party took over the shutdown, Sen. Ted Cruz and others say they will do it all again and indicate that there are plans to continue playing this dangerous game in an effort to gain ...