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SPRIGGS: It's Called Class Warfare

Everyone knows America has a hyper inequality problem.

MORIAL: Supporting Common Core State Standards — Part I

There is a quiet, yet increasingly disruptive, revolution underway in American education.

CURRY: My Sister's Keeper

In all the hoopla surrounding President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, overlooked is that fact that our young girls also need to be targeted for special attention.

MUHAMMAD: American Hypocrisy Seems Boundless

There are several crude and tasteless expressions I can think of to describe American policy toward Ukraine these days, but suffice it to say that it's a “cheeky” crowd of American talking heads demanding that Russia back off and withdraw ...

ALFORD: It's All About the Money

We need to turn back to education and entrepreneurship. The lessons taught to us by Booker T. Washington still apply today.

EDITORIAL: To Lead, You First Must Serve

It never gets old hearing about college students and other young people opting for a Spring Break of service, rather than catching sun and partying on the beaches of Daytona, Pensacola and Cancun.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A Keeper!

Great edition! The March 6, 2014 Washington Informer is loaded with fantastic articles.

JESSE JACKSON: Put the Right to Vote Into the Constitution

Monday morning I woke up — not with Georgia — but with Selma on my mind.

SPRIGGS: Solving Inequality

There is a circular flow of money and economic activity between government, business and the household sector.

DANIELS: The Jim Crow Impulse

Arizona's Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after nearly a week of reading the political tea leaves, vetoed a bill Feb. 27 from her state's GOP-controlled legislature that its advocates stated had the innocuous purpose of shoring up protections for the "free ...

MALVEAUX: A Mixed Obama Legacy

Ten years from now, will we write that the status of African-American and Latino boys and men has improved?

JACKSON: Redefining Truth Has Consequences

Sadly, sexuality is no longer determined at birth and is no longer absolute.

FLETCHER: Israel, Occupied Palestine and the Dred Scott Decision

I found myself thinking about the notorious Dred Scott decision by the U.S. Supreme Court while traveling the streets of occupied Palestine this past January.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Honoring Septima Clark

During this Black History Month, I was deeply honored to be inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame at the same time as Septima Clark — the woman Dr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called the "Mother of the ...

MUHAMMAD: Obama Now 'Another Brother'?

President Barack Obama is in an unenviable position.

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