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MUHAMMAD: Face to Face with Racial Hatred in Baltimore and Beyond

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.

ALFORD: Clintons' Financial Hustles

The reputations of Bill and Hillary Clinton have become legendary.

MUHAMMAD: The Late, Great African Myth, Resurrected in America

African expatriates are flooding this country's shores (as well as European destinations), fleeing conflicts, bad governance, corruption, disease and sheer insanity that is disguised in the name of "revolutions" against colonial oppression and western cultural rot.

CURRY: Proof the Supreme Court Got It Wrong in Shelby

When the Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act nearly two years ago in Shelby County v. Holder, many of us suspected that Chief Justice John Roberts in particular was distorting the severity of voting ...

MALVEAUX: A Young Sister 'Hashtagged' Me Out of My Silo


If the hashtag takes you to a conversation and that takes you to action, then the hashtag may be a step in the right direction.

MUHAMMAD: Hillary Clinton Makes It Official

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s entrance into the 2016 presidential derby strikes me as more like a force of nature, than like a cause we can believe in.

CURRY: Controversy Over Videotaping Cops

As we can now see, video can be a game-changer.

FLETCHER: U.S. and U.N. Failed Somalia

Somalia lay in shambles, subject to external rape, pirating, conflicts among warlords, foreign invasions, brief moments of calm and ultimately the rise of jihadist terrorism. Through all of this, it has felt that much, if not most, of the rest ...

MALVEAUX: Should African-Americans Endorse Whites Over Blacks?

When all else is equal, I choose to vote for the African-American candidate instead of the white one.

CHAVOUS: The 'Dumbing Down' of American Education

Indeed, we have dumbed down education and learning so much that the education of our children is embodied by meaningless platitudes, hollow promises and just plain dishonesty.

DANIELS: Religious Freedom Scams

Pity the poor, put-upon anti-gay bigots.

MALVEAUX: Jailing Educators for 'Cheating to the Test'

There is no excuse for the cheating in Atlanta, or Philadelphia, or in El Paso, where the school superintendent was imprisoned for reporting faulty test scores. While there is no excuse, it would be foolish to ignore the pressure that ...

MUHAMMAD: Obama Wagers His Destiny on Diplomacy

President Barack Obama has wagered the legacy of his presidency on diplomacy instead of on war in reaching a framework agreement on limiting Iran's nuclear ambitions.

CURRY: Wade and the 'First Family of the Housing Projects'

Approximately three weeks ago, I suffered a mild heart attack. Shortly afterwards, Robert T. Wade, a longtime family friend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., died at the age of 94. Against the advice of close friends and even some relatives, I attended ...

DANIELS: Free Speech Hypocrisy

This winter the media's been ablaze with stories about racist, homophobic and sexist slurs being hurled this way and that by college students and other adults.