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The Good Wife Works – On race and culture

The Good Wife Works – On race and culture

Feb. 18 |   “There are no ni**ers here. The people here, they still have their self-respect, their pride.” Richard Pryor (1940-2005)    There is only the Human Race; there is no legitimacy to “race” based on adaptations of human hair and skin...

“Ask What  You Can Do For Your Country”

“Ask What You Can Do For Your Country”

Dec. 4 |               By Marian Wright Edelman Contributing Writer   “It should be clear by now that a nation can be no stronger abroad than she is at home. Only an America which practices what it preaches about...

Trayvon Martin is guilty…  …of being a young, Black male in the wrong place at the wrong time

Trayvon Martin is guilty… …of being a young, Black male in the wrong place at the wrong time

Jul. 24 |     The headline in this column is not a mistake. Seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was guilty of being Black. All of us know of jokes about being arrested for driving while being Black. It was no joke for 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, killed...

Investigate the racial context  behind  Martin’s death

Investigate the racial context behind Martin’s death

Jul. 24 |   By Jesse Jackson Guest Commentator   If Trayvon Martin were not a young Black male, he would be alive today. Despite the verdict, it’s clear that George Zimmerman would never have confronted a young White man wearing a hoodie. He would,...

Snowden, Hastings and  surveillance? Were they right?

Snowden, Hastings and surveillance? Were they right?

Jul. 3 |   The ‘here we go again’  relevance for Black America   Young journalists stepped forward to warn again how we continue to lose our government to growing “Big Brother.” Thirty-year-old document leaker Edward J. Snowden has fled...

Where are our leaders?  What are our core values?

Where are our leaders? What are our core values?

Mar. 27 |     By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   It will not be sufficient for Morehouse College — for any college, for that matter — to produce clever graduates, men fluent in speech and able to argue their way through; but rather...

Does Black love exist?

Does Black love exist?

Feb. 6 | Welcome to Black History Month 2013. This is a month to enjoy and celebrate the legacy of our ancestors and encourage the development of future leaders. This is a time of not only celebration, but also a time to embrace the greatness of being Black....

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975:  Documentary recalls era of radical struggle

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: Documentary recalls era of radical struggle

Feb. 15 |     A film review By Brittany Lewis Contributing Writer   On Friday, February 24, the group Solidarity will host a free screening of the film The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. The social hour...