It's getting to be difficult to recall a week when, thanks to public exposure of videos, or tweets, text messages or emails, we've not seen another shocking example of police mistreatment of black or Hispanic citizens under questionable circumstances.
It is interesting how media folks use different words to portray groups of people. History is replete with examples of this duplicitous media response to criminal events by black people versus white people.
Because of circumstances the war hawk political leaders have lied and led the country into, there is a mortal danger arising at the same time race hatred is threatening to erode the will of many people.
You can't have an efficiently fighting military when the soldiers are fighting among themselves.
I believe that — like President Jimmy Carter — Obama may turn into a far better former president than a sitting one.
In a crass effort to derail Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign bid, major Republican figures and Fox News, their partner in crime, are peddling the idea that there is something inherently wrong with supporting private efforts to improve the world.
America's present-day "racial divide," has never been more strikingly displayed than in the refusal of much of the mainstream and conservative media to describe the May 17 biker riot in Waco, Texas, as a riot.
I've been a dedicated B.B. King fan for more than 60 years. Before I knew anything about the blues or about any kind of music really, I was admired this name because he was a hometown hero who had made ...
The number of candidates who have declared for president has already ushered in a cascade of lies — and the situation will only grow worse as more climb aboard.
The idea that the president of the United States, who is already commander in chief of all U.S. military forces, would be interested in taking over a subdivision, a state — even one as big as Texas — is frankly ...
Unfortunately, while the neo-liberal "smart Washington thinking" has had to rethink some of its policy prescriptions in light of the high costs of inequality, it still clings to its remaining plank of failed trade policy.
Baltimore is not Ferguson. That was evident by opposite official reactions to the death of an unarmed African American male killed at the hands of local police in the respective cities.
The recent deaths of more than a thousand African refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in order to get to Europe highlights an on-going and growing global migration crisis.
Bearing in mind that a decade passed from the murder of Emmett Till and the Montgomery Bus Boycott until the first major Civil Rights legislation was passed in the mid-1960s, what we see in Baltimore today is like what we ...
There are two factors which make the recent death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore so despicable. The method of his execution and the reason he fell into the custody of those brutes with badges who murdered him.