A doctor in New York City who recently traveled to West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, CNN reported Thursday.
Lost in the frenzy to erect barriers to voting, including reducing the hours available for early voting and imposing strict voter ID requirements, is the embarrassing fact that the United States lags behind more than 100 countries in the percentage of registered voters who show up on Election Day.
When it comes to issues important to the civil rights community, every Republican in the House and Senate gets an 'F.'
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. hasn't left the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building yet, but civil rights activists are worried about whether a strong advocate in Holder's mold will succeed him.
After being confirmed as the nation's first African-American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he would not tiptoe around the volatile subject of race.
Now that Roger Goodell has come out of hiding, it is not clear that the NFL is any closer to getting it right, as he keeps putting it, than it was when it dropped the ball in handling Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the league.
The NFL has imposed a lifetime ban on Ray Rice, yet rarely disciplines other brazen offenders.
Unmistakably, poor Blacks drive through certain Missouri municipalities with a huge X on their backs.
In case after case, when police are caught killing an unarmed African-American — and trying to cover it up — they expect us to suspend our sight and our common sense.
Public opinion polls confirm a fact that has been documented in instances ranging from the O.J. Simpson verdict to recent events in Ferguson: When it comes to race, blacks and whites largely view events through a different set of lenses.