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We must challenge and change our system of mass incarceration

We must challenge and change our system of mass incarceration

Oct. 17 |   “Police!” The shout from outside the front door was followed by the house shaking violently from a stampede of police exploding through the door. I was a terrified four-year-old in Spiderman pajamas staring at high-powered assault rifles...

Power is in your person

Power is in your person

Oct. 17 |   By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   “You know, when we started the farm workers movement, I remember going to many conferences, and people [kept asking] how do we do this?… We had to convince people that they have power. “Of...

What if Romney wins?

What if Romney wins?

Oct. 17 |   By Raynard Jackson Guest Commentator   With the presidential election right around the corner and most of the pundits saying the race is Obama’s to lose, I have begun to ponder the possibility that Romney might win and the impact that...

Blacks with means have a responsibility for those without

Blacks with means have a responsibility for those without

Oct. 10 |     Belafonte is right; celebrities do have a responsibility. I feel bad for the old crooner Harry Belafonte, Jr. He has almost lived too long. He bemoaned the fact that Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z haven’t done more to raise the social...