There is one optimistic and one despairing way to spin the Zogby analytics poll commissioned by BET founder and mega-businessman Robert L. Johnson on ...
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It's time for all of us to wake up and attack the problem of mass incarceration and the drug war. If there were ever a set of realities that are reflective of the persistent racial divides that continue to plague America, this one would be it.
Malcolm X remains my greatest hero, no matter what historians have to say. But by believing that our heroes are perfect, we only end up disappointing ourselves later on down the road.
As our nation commemorates "Black History Month" it is fitting that we pay tribute to contributions of "elders" to our own nation's struggle for participatory democracy
Yes we have a black president, but that doesn't mean we have reached a milestone in black leadership. I'm tired of hearing that President Obama hasn't done enough.
A longtime civil rights leader called Sunday for the nation's first African-American president to be more engaged with the black community and for gr...
The election of Obama as president is something of a "careful what you wish for" situation for one of America's oldest civil rights organizations.
Jeff Johnson knows how to make his audiences squirm. The young, black radio and TV political commentator waits for the discussion to turn to the topic...
How come the majority of people vocal about violence against Rihanna have been white women? How come black women as have not come together as a collective to say enough is enough?
Jackson should immediately apologize to blacks for not only trashing them, but also apologize for his hypocrisy. But that's not all.
I acknowledge what the Civil Righters have done, but younger African Americans are saying now, the jig is up and it is time for you to go, especially if you have not created hope for our communities.
Jesse Jackson can still get a crowd going--when he can find one. He appeared at a Los Angeles restaurant this fall, primed to discuss school dropout r...
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