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Rev. Jesse Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease
The civil rights activist said he will be making "lifestyle changes" to slow the disease's progression.
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How Do We Keep The Hope Alive Amid Chaos?
Marcia Wilson Brown
Marcia Wilson Brown is Vice Chancellor for External and Govern...
Abiding by Reverend Jesse Jackson's famous words is becoming increasingly difficult.
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Trans Christian Pastor Has A Message For Genderqueer People In The Military
“You are beautiful. As you are. And you are loved.”
What Writing For A Black Comic Taught Me About the N-Word
Author, Editor, Screenwriter, Activist
Bill Maher's use of the word was a failure, both personally and comedically.
Jesse Jackson Likens Latinos Building Border Wall To Black People Building Slave Ships
"That's choosing dollars over dignity."
House Democratic Staffers On Sine Die.
The Fight For Justice Needs More Strong, Black Leaders.
Andre D. Fields
Campaign Special Assistant
Current Black leadership could use an infusion of up-and-coming stars to push the movement forward.
Obama, the Telcos and Getting Net Neutrality Right
, Guest Writer
Opposition to Obama's Net Neutrality statement has come from unlikely bedfellows ranging from Sen. Ted Cruz to Rev. Jesse Jackson. With so much nonsense, the editors of our most established newspapers have stepped into the fray to set the record straight. Well, not exactly.
What Ping the Duck,
Same-Sex Marriage in Utah, and Most of the Rest of Us Have in Common
I am the author of Tea Leaves, a memoir of mothers and daughte...
What the Duck Dynasty controversy illustrates most strongly is that we are more alike than different. Racism and homophobia and sexism all have things in common.
Listen to This Book: The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975
Tom Semioli is a writer, journalist, and bassist - but not nec...
Thomas infuses his passion for the music, poetry, and recorded rhetoric with a weighty reverence for the events and attitudes that shaped a generation. His mission started out quite innocently.
Media Mud Pies: CNN's Embarrassing Response to Fox
Participatory journalist, former program director and educator
In response to Fox's childish and embarrassing ad in the
that challenged competitors' coverage of the 9/12 teabaggers, CNN is airing this equally chilidish and embarrassing ad.
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