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CURRY: Shelby County-to-D.C. March Needed

In view of politically motivated efforts to suppress the black vote in particular, I am hereby proposing a Shelby County, Alabama-to-Washington, D.C. march with the goal of getting Congress to protect the integrity of voting in the U.S.

CLINGMAN: Black Dollars Matter

I often wonder what the folks who wear the T-shirts and hold the signs are doing to back up the slogans they spout. More importantly, I wonder who makes the shirts and who sells them.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: No ESEA Bill Is Better Than a Bad One

It is morally indefensible and extraordinarily expensive that we have 14.7 million poor children in our country — 6.5 million of them living at less than half the poverty level.

CURRY: DuBois and Trotter, My Civil Rights Heroes

As much as I admire William Edward Burghardt DuBois, in temperament, I am probably more like William Monroe Trotter.

CHAVIS: The Twin Evils of Terrorism and Racism

There are two related violent phenomena that are now getting renewed public attention and research around the world, as well as considerable debate and denial. The twin evils are terrorism and racism.

MUHAMMAD: Putting Rudy Giuliani in His Place

While racist xenophobes like Rudy Giuliani, Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Mitch McConnell and John Boehner and self-hating xenophobes like Ben Carson may not realize it yet, there is a special place reserved for them in the ...

CHAVOUS: D.C. Underfunds Its Most At-Risk Students

For too long, D.C. public charter schools have not received adequate nor equitable funding as required by law.

BOWEN: A Better Way to Die

Why is making a plan for the end of life such a daunting and difficult challenge for African-Americans?

CURRY: More Evidence of Obama's Hostility Toward HBCUs

As if we needed any more evidence, President Obama's recent meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus revealed a deep-seated hostility toward the plight of struggling historically black colleges and universities.

CURRY: Did NBC's Brian Williams Also Lie about Hurricane Katrina?

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has finally admitted that he had incorrectly asserted that a helicopter he traveled aboard in 2002 while reporting on the Iraq War in 2003 was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, forcing an emergency landing.

MUHAMMAD: Unspeakable Horrors in Christ's Name, Also

Most of us have simply forgotten about the frequent atrocities which were committed by White, Christian, Americans against Black people and Native Americans, sometimes just for sport.

CLINGMAN: When Are We Going to Get Tired of Abuse?

There comes a time in the course of human events for persons who have been mistreated to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with those who mistreat them.

MALVEAUX: Poverty Doesn't Have to Be a State of Mind

The three steps in social change are organization (especially protest), which leads to legislation (with pressure) and litigation (when legislation is not implemented).

DANIELS: 'The Detroit Walker,' A Study in Resilience

For most of the last decade, James Robertson, a 56-year-old Detroiter, walked to work every day. Of course, anyone who's not been on planet Saturn this month knows that simple sentence is a gross understatement.

MUHAMMAD: The Bibi-Boehner Big Adventure

It is certainly not proper for one head of state to go into another country without first notifying the head of the country he or she is planning to visit.