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Is being ‘Black-ish’ also being homophobic-ish?

Is being ‘Black-ish’ also being homophobic-ish?

Oct. 18 | The second episode of ABC’s promising new comedy Black-ish left its LGBTQ viewership ”black and blue.” “It looks a little gay,” Pop (the grandfather played by Laurence Fishburne) casually told his son Dre — short for Andre — while he...

Dick Gregory and Clyde Bellecourt  continue as great civil rights warriors

Dick Gregory and Clyde Bellecourt continue as great civil rights warriors

Oct. 17 | Our November 6, 2013 column, “‘Redskins’ controversy heats up again,” opposed the NFL’s use of the NFL Washington team’s racist name and image (the column linking to eight historical points exposing the racist origin, racist nature and...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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Eric Holder: a champion for equal justice

Eric Holder: a champion for equal justice

Oct. 16 | By Marc Morial Guest Commentator “Throughout his long career in public service, Eric [Holder] has built a powerful legacy of making sure that equal justice under the law actually means something; that it applies to everybody —regardless of race,...

School discipline must be decriminalized

School discipline must be decriminalized

Oct. 12 |               By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   I believe the purpose of public schools is to educate not exclude children and to help identify and meet child needs, not make children serve adult...

Senator Hayden deserves a fair hearing

Senator Hayden deserves a fair hearing

Oct. 11 | Black leaders need to demand he gets due process   “Due process” is a fundamental constitutional right. It means respecting legal rights, holding “innocent until proven guilty” and having one’s day in court. Due process is the legal glue...

Human life is not sacred and we are all liars

Human life is not sacred and we are all liars

Oct. 10 | One of the most hypocritical mantras we all assume we live by is the idea that human life is sacred. However, when we access the evidence we have to conclude that this is just a saying that has no merit, no credibility in our lives. In fact, the evidence...

State changes needed to enforce equal opportunity laws

State changes needed to enforce equal opportunity laws

Oct. 9 | Governor must act to ensure equity   By Laurie A. Stoffer-Steiger Guest Commentator   Billions of dollars flow through Minnesota State agencies and fund employment for thousands of individuals who perform essential public services. Yet,...

If the Civil Rights move is dead, what did we gain from it?

If the Civil Rights move is dead, what did we gain from it?

Oct. 4 | By Jessica Wright Guest Commentator “The movement is dead to the white man because it no longer interests him, and it no longer interests him because he can afford to be uninterested. He does not have to live by it, for it, or with it, as Negroes...

Donald Sterling’s payback for Black sports professionals

Donald Sterling’s payback for Black sports professionals

Oct. 3 | I have to put this issue into a new perspective allowing some of you to understand something that only I am capable of realizing and informing my readers. “Don’t bring Black people to the games. I support them by giving them food and clothing.”...
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