What promised to be a sleepy Democratic glide to the nomination has evolved into, if not a contest, at least a challenge for Hillary Clinton.
I am proud of the Black Lives Matter movement and excited about the three young women who organized it and the thousands who have united under their banner.
It ought to be unnecessary for an activist movement to hinge on the principle of the equivalency of life.
President Obama's commutations of nonviolent drug sentences are a step in the right direction.
Removing the flag from public places and putting it in museums is a victory for those who reject this symbol of racial subjugation. Still, every economic statistic screams racial subjugation.
Is it a coincidence that churches are burning in the days since the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina?
On their website, the Sons of Confederate Veterans describe themselves as preserving the "history and legacy" of the Confederacy. Their organization, they say, is "dedicated to ensuring that a true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved." I would suggest, instead, that the Sons of Confederate Veterans is guilty of rewriting history instead of preserving it.
While most African-Americans have concluded that Rachel Dolezal is a mentally impaired liar, too many Caucasians, obsessed with race, are likely to give this story legs. Meanwhile, there are millions of African-American women who are rendered invisible by the media.
People are working harder, and national productivity is growing faster than wages are.
I'm willing to stop preaching when young leaders step up.