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.


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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