Co-Director of the Political Participation Group at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund
8:00 AM on 09/28/2009
OPINION - Turnout statistics from recent state and local elections around the country paint a rather bleak picture that is squarely at odds with the political energy and momentum witnessed last November....
President and CEO of the CORO center for civic leadership, Pittsburgh
9:27 AM on 09/25/2009
OPINION - For the most part, African-American Pittsburgh seems to be invisible, not only to the public relations hucksters who tout Pittsburgh's successes, but we are equally invisible to the protesters....
Author of "Still I Rise: A Graphic History of African Americans"
9:30 AM on 09/24/2009
OPINION -- Let me be clear, ACORN's actions deserved to be exposed, and they deserve to be punished. But let me be equally clear, ACORN is not a big American problem......
8:11 AM on 09/23/2009
OPINION - Everyone in power had been raised in a religious environment that taught that blacks were the descendants of Ham who was cursed by his father....
Journalist & Activist
8:10 AM on 09/23/2009
OPINION - Right here in the United States, there are serious climate issues that need to be addressed, and these problems disproportionately affect African Americans......
Author & Activist
7:42 AM on 09/23/2009
OPINION - A study of more than 2,500 toddlers found that, for poor children as young as one, spanking is not only commonplace but promotes more aggressive behavior by age two......
Professor, Author & Co-Director of the RaceProject.org
8:50 AM on 09/22/2009
OPINION - Even the youngest among us recognize and realize the utility in making racial distinctions. Should we be concerned? If so, by what, exactly? ...