Police kill African-Americans more frequently than you may realize.
The upcoming mid-term election may be yet another example of Black voters never getting the credit they deserve winning seats for the party but getting an overabundance of blame when Democrats get their heads handed to them.
When someone tells you that the political affiliation of the president appointing judges doesn't matter or when a president claims to be appointing judges who interpret the law and not legislate from the bench, don't believe them.
Amidst the tragic news of last week, there was a bit of good news between the warring Republicans and President Obama: A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld the University of Texas' modest affirmative action program.
To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, arguably the most overrated U.S. president in history, there they go again. They, of course, are Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Rev. Jamal Bryant of Baltimore was widely criticized recently for quoting a line from the popular Chris Brown song, "Hoes Ain't Loyal." Bryant could have avoided controversy — and been on point — if he had instead said, "Democrats ain’t loyal."
If you ever doubted that conservatives were sore losers, the recent Senate election in Mississippi should remove all doubt.
The 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer is being commemorated this week in Mississippi and it provides the perfect backdrop to reflect on the transformation of not only Mississippi — then the deadliest state in the nation — but the entire region.
The first detailed study of the relationship between diversity and the bottom line in the Hollywood entertainment industry has found that although diversity pays — literally — people of color and women are still woefully underrepresented throughout film and television.
I disagree with President Obama’s decision to trade five Taliban leaders being held at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an apparent deserter who is believed to have been the only U.S. solider being held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan. My opposition is based on the firm belief that such exchanges only encourage future violence against the U.S.