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.
Former D.C. Council member Carol Schwartz has shaken up the mayor's race.
There has not been nor will there ever be another politician who will be able to do what Marion Barry did for this city.
We have the antidote to voter suppression: massive voter registration.
Will the progress of the last decades be turned back? Will the Old South block the growth of a New South? The political threat is clear.
Blaming African-Americans for not seizing the day and rising to the top is an indictment of the 99 percent.
The change this country needs may rest with the Millennials who are poised to take control of a country and a world their parents seem intent of running into the ground.
I am writing to you because when I read the article by Dorothy Rowley in the June 5 edition of The Washington Informer, "Ballou Student Accepts Prestigious Peabody Award," it made me feel something real special.
You can't change the outcome of a war by yourself. You shouldn't go it alone. You certainly can't win it alone.