By almost any standards, President Barak Obama defies easy classification.
Like many patriotic Americans, I am aching right now in the wake of the death of Mike Brown, the Ferguson, Mo., young man who was gunned down by police, and the ensuing unrest among community members seeking answers and the ...
Right after Labor Day, New York moves ahead at full speed. The children go back to school, work kicks into high gear and the city prepares to vote in primaries that sometimes are actually the only real contests candidates will ...
What would the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say if he were alive today about the uprising, or shall we say rebellion, in Ferguson, Mo., in response to a white police officer killing an unarmed Black youth, Michael Brown?
In the wake of the televised beheading of American journalist Tim Foley, there have been urgent calls in the media for an intensified U.S. military response to the Islamic State group (ISIS or ISIL) responsible for Foley’s gruesome murder and ...
Bertha Lewis and Zephyr Treachout give their view on what people can learn from the Michael Brown shooting.
When stores open their doors to customers, they are inviting all members of the public to come in and spend their hard-earned money.
In the past few weeks, the mainstream media has been consumed with the tragic events that continue to unfold in Ferguson
Brooklyn City Council Member Robert Cornegy share's his thoughts about policing.
Those standing up against police brutality and state repression in Ferguson, Mo., are leading one of the most important human rights struggles of our time.
"Individual self-esteem is now determined by how many people follow you on social media and how many likes you get. But self-esteem should be based on the undisputed truth that we’re created in the image of God."
I have only heard of Birmingham...the marches...the protests. I wasn’t there. But now we have Ferguson.
"Let me quickly say though: Putting Black faces in high places doesn’t necessarily mean things will change. We don’t want to just change the complexion of power; we want to change the direction of power."
"To see the destructive potential, the absolute militarization of the police force in Ferguson, is a chilling reminder of Birmingham, Ala,..."
As one of the earliest supporters of your inspiring and historic journey to the White House, I was honored by the opportunity to participate in the inaugural United States-Africa Leaders Summit, in particular the “Civil Society Forum” signature event and ...