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CHAVOUS: School Choice Emerging as a Go-To Issue for Black Voters

With each election, political experts can look at various voting patterns by certain groups to determine which issues are important to those groups.

MUHAMMAD: Election 2014 Strategy — Blame the Black Guy

What happened at the polls on Election Day 2014 was so plain that even Ray Charles could see it, even from the grave.

CURRY: Time for Black Democrats to Switch

I am going to propose something our national African-American leaders should have suggested a long time ago: It's time for us to switch.

FLETCHER: The Question Black Conservatives Always Avoid

Like everyone else, I am processing the November election results. I will write more about that later, but there was a radio exchange that I heard the night prior to the election that really got me thinking.

MUHAMMAD: Gay Isn't Really the New Black

Just as I don't judge people who choose same-sex partners, I don't expect folks to judge me because I don't think cross-dressing and garishly flaunting one's sexual preferences as if that's their "identity" is equivalent with their skin color. It’s ...

DANIELS: NYPD's 'Aggressive Policing'

Three reports released this month on the arrest activities of the New York City Police Department should ratchet up the already significant questioning of the department's use of the "broken windows" approach to policing.

CURRY: Watching the Elections From Abroad

On Election Night, I usually stay awake as long as my eyelids are willing to cooperate. But this year was different.

MUHAMMAD: White Voters Bringing Destruction on Themselves

As the 2014 election unfolds, I fear White voters are poised to make choices at the polls that are certainly not in my best interest, that pose a danger for the entire world, and that ultimately are not even in ...

CLINGMAN: Black by Popular Demand

All across the nation, black is popular once again, all because it's voting time.

DANIELS: Voter ID Laws Are 'Democracy Turned Upside Down'

The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month let stand the state of Texas' latest attempt to use the old tactics of the Jim Crow era and rig state and national elections in favor of the Republican Party by denying black ...

MUHAMMAD: No Matter What Happens Next, 'Blame the Black President'

Now that the election is near, get ready for blaming-the-Black-president-on-steroids season.

CURRY: Republicans Still Earn an 'F' on Civil Rights

When it comes to issues important to the civil rights community, every Republican in the House and Senate gets an 'F.'

MUHAMMAD: Ebola, Africans, at Home and Abroad

Even though three times as many people have died in this country from influenza within the last 30 days than have died from Ebola, Americans are frightened out of their wits about Ebola, the cruel hemorrhagic disease associated with three ...

DANIELS: Ebola's Other Consequence — Conservative Fearmongering

Thomas Eric Duncan's death was sufficient to trip yet another outbreak of a different kind of horrible virus that has been coursing through American society for the past six years. This virus shows itself as the workings of a diseased ...

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: What About Our Girls?

Though the national focus is often on the racially biased ways boys of color are treated, girls of color face many of the same risks from the cradle through adulthood that impact their life chances for success.