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DANIELS: Rescued from America's Gulag Archipelago

We ought to regard the nation's criminal justice system as a distant cousin of the former Soviet Union's infamous gulag archipelago.

CURRY: Driving While Black and Poor

Unmistakably, poor Blacks drive through certain Missouri municipalities with a huge X on their backs.

MUHAMMAD: Justice Scalia Owes an Apology

There are many good reasons why Black people do not trust the police, prosecutors, and judges in America.

CHAVIS: Marching to the Ballot Box

Peace is not the absence of violence, war, inhumanity or oppression. Peace is the presence of equality, empowerment and justice.

CURRY: Cops Lied About 'Suicides' of Two Handcuffed Black Men

In case after case, when police are caught killing an unarmed African-American — and trying to cover it up — they expect us to suspend our sight and our common sense.

DANIELS: Michael Brown's Size Doesn't Matter

We've now moved to a new stage of the racist reaction to the police killing of Michael Brown: the largely overt assertion that he deserved to be killed.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: The Emotional Toll of Growing Up Black

I used to sing loudly with my children the Sesame Street’s Kermit the Frog song, "It's Not Easy Being Green." I can only imagine the number of black children and adults who sing inside daily "It's Not Easy Being Black."

MUHAMMAD: The Million Man March 'Revolution'

Long live the Spirit of the Million Man March … revolution!

MALVEAUX: Back to School, Back to Basics

While many students feel it is important to make the first day of school a fashion show, others can’t afford new clothes and are often stigmatized at school.

MUHAMMAD: Dead, Dumb, Dumber and Dumber

There is absolutely nothing that was done by either Eric Garner or Michael Brown on the days they were murdered that would justify their deaths. Nothing.

DANIELS: Our Inevitable, Everlasting 'Racial Divide'

The flurry of polls released last week revealed that sharp disagreements exist between Black and White Americans about the killing of Michael Brown by a White police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, about the street protests that have ...

ALFORD: The Environmental Movement's 'Billionaires Club'

I have often wondered about the zest and ambition of environmental groups such as the Sierra Club, Green Peace, Environmental Defense Fund, etc. They despise anything that advances our economy and improves the quality of life for all of America.

JACKSON: Residents of Ferguson Need to Make a Change

Regardless of what happens during all the legal wrangling, one thing is certain: the residents of Ferguson have had all the power they ever needed to make the change they have been seeking. And they haven't used it.

CURRY: Differences in Black and White

Public opinion polls confirm a fact that has been documented in instances ranging from the O.J. Simpson verdict to recent events in Ferguson: When it comes to race, blacks and whites largely view events through a different set of lenses.

JACKSON: Do We Perpetuate Black Stereotypes?

Many African-Americans feel like there has been an unofficial war declared on Blacks, especially young Black males.

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