For many in the black community to not see an anti-abortion ad campaign specifically targeting the African-American community in Georgia -- with a message of "Black Children Are an Endangered Species" -- as a form of race-baiting.
I would like to extend a sincere apology for forgetting Black History Month yet again. I don't know why this seems to happen every year, but I'm always filled with regret that I didn't do any celebrating.
Last week, I had an opportunity to talk with Dr. Cornel West, a professor of Religion and African American studies at Princeton, about Obama's presidency and the marginalization of the Black political agenda.
For generations Chicago has dined out on a hard-edged Democratic image. But all the fights were internecine. When it comes to confronting the national GOP, the mythic nature of Chicago politics is just that, a myth.
If Black women are significantly less likely to be married than any other group of Americans, it stands to reason that they will also be missing out on many of the perks that many others will benefit from.
The digital slide show "Dream Fulfilled? King, the Civil Rights Movement, and Obama's America," highlights less-remembered aspects of movement and reviews the racial economic inequality which has never been addressed.