Now that George Zimmerman has been charged in Trayvon Martin's death, I am wondering what's next. I'm not talking about the next steps in the judicial process, I want to know what's next when it comes to America's relationship with race.
There are two sides to every story. So, why do the media sometimes run whole hogged with the most sensational version of events and why do we eat it ...
Trayvon Martin's death is a tragedy. Even if Zimmerman didn't intend evil, justice requires holding him responsible for killing Martin, who appears to have been guilty of nothing other than being the wrong race and wrong age in the wrong place at the wrong time.
While Howard Kurtz has had an esteemed career as a media critic, his TV and tweet critique of MSNBC and the Rev. Al Sharpton Sunday seems like an attempt to appear balanced purely for the sake of appearing balanced.
We love drama. We love to protest. We love to fight for a cause. That's what makes us American. But, what also makes us American is due process, justice, the presumption of innocence.
The fight for LGBT rights comes down to the very basic truth that for equality to have real meaning, fairness and equal treatment under the law must extend to everyone.
Will Americans reward a party that is systematically seeking to make it harder to vote? Will they accept routine harassment of minorities because of their fears about immigration? Will the politics of division once more be effective?
Today, when voter ID laws have crept into dozens of states, and one of the toughest and most reprehensible anti-immigration bills passed in Alabama, we will gather once again in the deep South and march.
Are NYPD spokesman Paul Browne's pants again on fire?
In a recent article, Professor Cornel West "went H.A.M." on Tulane University Professor, Melissa Harris-Perry. I was both impressed and shocked that West had been so strong in his position on Harris-Perry, and I was glad to see that even millionaires aren't afraid to tell the truth.
You'd think Romney would be more careful in his approach towards serious subject matters, but somehow the self-proclaimed rich guy still manages to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
The reason that the G.O.P. refuses to address the concepts of fairness and the wealth gap is because they are painfully aware that the corporate elite in this country are, in fact, getting rich off of the suffering of the working class.
Many people presume that El Guapo would readily add the role of "Latino Sharpton" to his resumé - a dapper man, with great hair who appears from the ether in a sharp suit to right racially charged wrongs - perceived, legitimate, exaggerated or in-between.
Tyler Perry has been hit with the kind of haterology only reserved for a black man who was able to stealthily rise to become the highest paid man in all of Hollywood. Not the highest paid black man... the highest paid man, period.
Having attended Occupy Philadelphia for a second visit Tuesday, October 18, this time with my friend, Carolyn, I was honored to hear two gifted orator...
For too long, conservatives have blamed Black leaders for Republican failures with Black voters. Herman Cain's view suggests that looking inward is something the Republicans are unable, or unwilling, to do.