I have many criticisms of President Obama, as you know. But what unsettles me about conservative criticisms of Obama revolves around issues of context and facts.
The loudest shouting after the announcement of a thaw in the U.S.-Cuba icy relationship may not have been in Havana or Washington, but in Ramallah.
There is broad consensus that the United States is suffering from a malaise. There is far less agreement on how to correct the country's problems.
It's been a gut wrenching couple of weeks for us in the nation's capital.
The understandable attention being focused on differing attitudes among whites and blacks toward law enforcement authorities in the wake of decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict white police officers for killing unarmed blacks ignores ...
Now, in the season that's supposed to exalt goodwill toward all, comes fresh evidence of the important role the white majority's unwillingness to consider black Americans as their counterparts across the color line plays in maintaining the racial divide.
Those of us who are vested with some measure of authority or influence need to take an all-hands-on-deck approach to addressing the educational shortfalls within our community.
From nearly the moment he was attacked by a New York City police officer July 18, the world has, via that chilling video, watched Eric Garner die. Are we now about to see the "traditions" that led to his death ...
Marion S. Barry Jr. — D.C.'s "Mayor for Life," indeed, "Mayor Forever" — taught us so many lessons in his lifetime and maybe even more valuable lessons in his departure from this life.
I would have thought that by now, there would be so much revulsion over the treatment of Black folks, especially the males, that there would be universal consensus that White cops, district attorneys and crooked judges are up to no ...
Both Rudy Giuliani and Darren Wilson are entitled to have their opinions of African-Americans, however flawed. But their biases should not cost Michel Brown or anyone else their life.
As we prepare to commemorate World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1, this is a good time to look at how the epidemic continues to devastate our community.
While we have certainly protested and begged for jobs from politicians, our tepid and passive solutions have not moved us one inch toward our goal of lowering the black rate of unemployment. Why?
Even Fat Albert knows Bill Cosby is getting a raw deal.
Before we get the rope and assemble the posse for his "necktie party," I would advise that Bill Cosby — as we all are entitled to be — is innocent until proven guilty, and the burden of proof is on ...