Every era has its representative figure. The Neolithic era had the Farmer. The avatar of the Middle Ages was the Monk, bent over an illuminated manus...
Rape culture says that victims were "asking" to be raped if they wore short skirts. The media says that black people were asking to be murdered if we wore hoodies.
I concur with the New York Times editorialists who, among others, declared President Obama’s speech in Dallas this week a rhetorical highpoint...
The criticisms that the military isn't a place for social experiments is true. But don't call acceptance an experiment. Acceptance is a mental frame of mind influenced by culture. Soldiers want the best of the best on their team.
As we reflect on the leadership legacy of Ida B. Wells, how will you use writing as advocacy as a tool to advance liberty and justice for all?
I've had time to digest the Supreme Court's historic decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt and while it was a victory for women, it may be premature to call this the turning point in the struggle for abortion rights.
Like thousands of other people, every mass shooting affected me and I wrote my share of posts related to the carnage, the tragedy, and the helplessness. I had made that promise to myself but political correctness and Facebook friendships be damned. How could anyone look at the pictures and read the heart-breaking stories and not want action?
About an hour in, a 60-something-year-old man began an upbeat conversation about LeBron James. "I just don't know how he made it, he beat terrible odds, it's just incredible!" He said. Others cheerfully agreed. I did too, but I had some questions.
Here we are today, almost half a century later, and it remains as true now as it was in 1967 that "our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white -- separate and unequal." When will we learn?
My question for white people is when do you consider black death a tragedy? What do you feel as you watch the traumatic and disturbing footage of the blood and life drain out of Philando Castile's body?
One month after a deadly attack against the LGBT community in Orlando, Republican Leadership in the House of Representatives will mark this week's anniversary in an ugly way.
The rule of law is in decline and the Supreme Court is to blame. So argued Justice Clarence Thomas in a powerful dissent in Whole Woman's Health v. He...
The Hon. Abner J. Mikva grew up in Milwaukee during the Depression. After serving as a navigator in World War II, he attended college and then entered the University of Chicago as a law student in 1948.
We are at another moment where we desperately need to see and hear strong faith voices for justice for children and to spread examples of interfaith, interracial, multi-ethnic communities rising together above all voices that threaten to divide us.
In the aftermath of the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, here are 50 questions I have for my local police department. Feel free to ask yours the same questions.
Williams' commitment to social justice is rooted in part in his background as a schoolteacher in struggling low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia. He follows in the footsteps of his parents, both of whom have worked as public school teachers.