Resist efforts to divide people by Marc H. Morial

A report that hate crimes surged in America’s five largest cities last year has broken just as we honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the nation’s best known victim of a hate crime.

Can a woman win in 2020? by Julianne Malveaux

In a most unusual endorsement, the New York Times has endorsed both U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota for the Democratic nomination for president.

Are you safer today? by Dr. E. Faye Williams

We have an impeached president in our country because he has done so much destruction to our country. He has even destroyed who others believe we are.

We must listen to the ancestral warriors by A. Peter Bailey

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, it will be to our advantage to pay much closer attention to serious guidelines from some of our most brilliant and committed ancestral warriors.

The next debate, by Julianne Malveaux

Democrats started this presidential campaign season with more than 20 candidates. Eventually, it dropped to about a dozen, with, so far, only five of those “qualified” to appear on the next debate stage this month.

Emancipation Proclamation still under attack, by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

Jan. 1 marked the anniversary of a new America. On Jan. 1, 1863, as the Civil War approached the end of its second year, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring “that all persons held as slaves” within the ...

Trump's 'revolution' is destroying America by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

As the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Trump, it is time for reflection.

Placing profits over people by Julianne Malveaux

Who would have thought that amid the Christmas holidays we would learn that billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is using convicted prisoners to make calls for his campaign?

Help for those facing evicion by Osita Iroegbu

During the past several months, the Mayor’s Office has communicated with dozens of individuals and families potentially facing evictions.

Remembering trailblazer Richard G. Hatcher

“I thought it was the greatest thing in the world that he was going to be our mayor. He was someone who looked like us and fought for the things we believed in and needed.

An egregious comparison

The hours before the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment vote were a study in contrasts. While Democrats approached the debate leading up to the vote somberly, with all due consideration and with historical references, Republicans seemed to think they were ...

Calling out the Republicans

When you elect a clown, expect a circus. And this month’s impeachment hearings have been precisely that. Yelling, shouting and disrespectful accusing seem more the rule than the exception.

Non-discrimination protections are critical

“This place isn’t available anymore,” is one of the phrases I’m tired of hearing.

AIDS and the black community by Marc H. Morial

“The fact that there’s a conversation that occurs on an annual basis on World AIDS Day is significant. The fact that the president of the United States, on an annual basis, now, comments and discusses AIDS, keeps it on the ...

Sen. Kamala Harris 'still a winner' by Julianne Malveaux

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California threw her hat in the ring early this year for the Democratic nomination for president before a crowd of more than 20,000 people in Oakland, Calif. She made the announcement on Jan. 21, the ...


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