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Let us recommit to the HBCU mission of St. Paul’s College

Let us recommit to the HBCU mission of St. Paul’s College

Oct. 9 | By Benjamin Todd Jealous Guest Commentator   This fall, as college campuses open their doors to the bustle of students, one historically Black institution will remain silent. In the old colonial town of Lawrenceville, Va., Saint Paul’s College...

The I Am Troy call to action

The I Am Troy call to action

Oct. 2 |   By Benjamin Todd Jealous Guest Commentator   Two years ago last week, the state of Georgia ignored the facts, doubts and pleas of hundreds of thousands of people and killed Troy Anthony Davis. Today, on the anniversary of his execution,...

History can move in two directions at once

History can move in two directions at once

Sep. 20 |             By Benjamin Todd Jealous Contributing Writer   In my time as an organizer, I have been guided by the words of many people, activists and authors, colleagues and friends. But the most powerful lesson...

Black Press still ‘delivering news for and about Blacks’

Black Press still ‘delivering news for and about Blacks’

Sep. 16 | An interview with the national Black newspaper assn. board chair By Kam Williams Contributing Writer   Cloves C. Campbell, Jr., is publisher of the Arizona Informant, a family-owned and operated newspaper that provides an important voice for...

March on Washington revisited

March on Washington revisited

Sep. 4 |               By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “Almost 50 years ago, I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma, Alabama for the right to vote. I am not going to stand by and let the Supreme Court...

Making history…again

Making history…again

Aug. 14 |     By Benjamin Todd Jealous  Guest Commentator   Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963, tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall: a preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country. We don’t...

Beyond the rhetoric Cry, cry, cry — nothing changes

Beyond the rhetoric Cry, cry, cry — nothing changes

Jul. 31 |     By Harry C. Alford Guest Commentator   In the past there were so many hangings, beatings, shootings and bombings. They went without justice being applied. During the past few decades we have shown national outrage from Emmett Till,...

Sebelius and Holder address NAACP convention — Speeches focused on Zimmerman verdict, Affordable Care Act, voting rights

Sebelius and Holder address NAACP convention — Speeches focused on Zimmerman verdict, Affordable Care Act, voting rights

Jul. 24 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     In light of the recent George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict, both U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last week stressed the...

Second Karamu forum draws engaged audience — One long-term goal: an action plan for the Black community

Second Karamu forum draws engaged audience — One long-term goal: an action plan for the Black community

Jul. 24 |     Mahmoud El-Kati and Jeffry MartinPhotos by Charles Hallman   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Organizers predict that by the time the “Karamu House,” a monthly forum series which began in June, concludes in December, an...

Zimmerman trial watch

Zimmerman trial watch

Jul. 24 |           Below is a series of commentaries written by MSR staff writer Charles Hallman exclusively for the MSR Online regarding the George Zimmerman trial. They are being posted several times per week. Charles Hallman welcomes...
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