Movements begin in our own homes -- they don't come from the White House. If we want to see real substantive change in our lives and in society, then each and every one of us has to make it happen, period.
The struggle continues, but to really appreciate the dedication of those of old, we must continue the struggle. We never would have made it without Rosa Parks and we will not make it without you.
Shouldn't we stop inviting the Jonses, Taitzes, and Becks of the world on national television, letting them embarrass themselves, and then scurrying back to our columns, blogs, and Facebook pages to cite them as representations of mainstream conservative thought?
A partnership between FIU and Miami Northwestern called "The Education Effect" was funded by a 1 million dollar seed investment from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and began in the 2011-2012 school year.
Chuck Hagel in all likelihood will serve as our next Secretary of Defense. The entire confirmation process, however, is guaranteed to be complicated. But it's important we remember that this is all just political theater.
Tuesday in Lansing, Michigan National Action Network will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with other citizens at the Capitol to show the governor and other elected leaders that we will not stand quietly by while they hurt our families and communitie.
When the top 2 percent were enjoying tax breaks and stockpiling prosperity, there was no sharing. Now they have the audacity to ask seniors, minorities, folks whose children fought in our wars, the disenfranchised and the most vulnerable among us to sacrifice some more. Does that seem fair?
The efforts of Curry, Sharpton and others in Florida during the Operation Lemonade effort illustrate the power and potential of what a diverse and committed coalition can do in the face of significant man-made barriers.
Isaiah Thomas and filmmaker Robert Townsend have launched a community film initiative that promotes non-violence -- Playin' For Love centers around the relationship between a high school basketball coach and his players.
Paul Ryan steps into the debate ring this week to face off against the highly seasoned, extremely gaffe-prone Vice President Joe Biden. Ryan has virtu...
Over the last few weeks, we observed both the Democratic and Republican conventions. It was easy to absorb the difference between the two parties. One was dedicated to fighting for the middle-class and poor of this country, the other for millionaires and billionaires.
I don't know if I would let a young child enjoy his form of entertainment, but I would definitely encourage older, more mature, educated audiences to enjoy Eddie Griffin. I know I did.
After an electoral spanking last cycle that was largely the backlash to neoconservative overreaches in the Bush Jr. years, Republicans were reflecting on how to deal with the surge of new and minority voters.
Today, we have our first Black president in office and much like minorities behind the wheel, he is being asked to produce his papers.
At a time when Hispanics must establish themselves as influential leaders who impact business, political and societal conversations, we continue to diminish our genuine and purposeful intentions by our self-inflicted actions.
Facing the reality of an ever-diversifying electorate, and their own party's failure to broaden its horizons, some Republican lawmakers have resorted to implementing tricks and roadblocks in the voting process.