DANIELS: The Supreme Court's 'Religious Freedom' Scam

Last week, the Supreme Court issued two decisions that the Court's conservative majority and the larger conservative movement pretended were about "religious freedom."

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Breaking the Code of Silence

Michael Patrick MacDonald has helped people share their own stories and see the "possibility of transforming trauma into voice."

MUHAMMAD: Money Doesn’t Explain Hate, or Pay for Regained Dignity

The simple way many people explain American slavery and its aftermath is to say it was all about money. And while it is true that America's wealth and power in the world today are a direct result of the free ...

CURRY: Right Wing Gets it Wrong on Mississippi

If you ever doubted that conservatives were sore losers, the recent Senate election in Mississippi should remove all doubt.

FLETCHER: Bush Marched Us Off to War While Cutting VA Benefits

At the same time that we were being lied into the Iraq war, the Bush administration was cutting benefits to veterans.

JACKSON: GOP's Reverse 'Southern Strategy'

Last week’s election results infuriated me, but not for the reasons you might suspect.

MALVEAUX: Ikea and the Gap Fill the Wage Gap

Ikea gets it, so does the Gap. What’s wrong with the Congress?

ASKIA-AT-LARGE: Boko Haram, a Creation of the CIA? Of Course

There are armed and dangerous people in this world who call themselves Muslims who are not true Muslim believers at all, but rather are nothing more than barbarians.

MUHAMMAD: Muslim Scholars Should Unite

It is time that Nation of Islam scholars convene themselves and form their own academic council.

CLINGMAN: 'Economic Freedom' Should Be Rallying Cry

Has the thought ever occurred to you that despite having the highest unemployment rate in this country, our job creation rate is perched at the other end of that spectrum? That's right, Blacks are some of the best job creators ...

FLETCHER: No Wall of Respect in Occupied Palestine

"It felt like being in a huge prison." That was how I responded to questions I was asked in January after returning from a visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

CURRY: Dr. King 'Turning In His Grave' Over Family Greed

The children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sue each other so often that you need a program to keep up with the court action.

ALFORD: An Energized Future at Home

Yes, the future is bright for those of us who support our important energy industry.

JACKSON: Diverse Ways of Viewing Diversity

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld made some comments last week about not caring about "diversity" in Hollywood, especially in the area of comedy, and set off some very heated conversations across the country.

DANIELS: Arnold Pinkney a 'Tailor' of Democracy

Arnold Pinkney's business acumen and civic activism validated to an extraordinary degree the Civil Rights Movement's promise of what destroying the barriers to Black Americans' full participation in American society could produce.