The recent national headline highlighting a Detroit man's 21-mile on-foot commute from his urban home to a factory job in the suburbs dramatically highlights the importance of transportation for low-income individuals in our nation's metropolitan communities, especially as it relates ...
There is perhaps no American civil rights leader who generated as many divergent opinions as Malcolm X.
It may not be obvious from the news coverage, but a good bit of Congress’s 2015 agenda just landed on Capitol Hill with a thud.
The war against Isis may require boots on the ground. These boots should not be the soldiers of the United States of America.
As the annual, month-long Black History observance begins, now is a good time to reflect on the journey that previous generations of blacks have taken in the quest for total freedom and equality. From 1865’s Emancipation Proclamation, to 1954’s U.S. ...
Last month, we mourned the passing of Edward Brooke. Nearly 50 years ago, in 1966, he was elected to the U.S. Senate by the people of Massachusetts, making history as the first African-American elected to the chamber since Reconstruction. He ...
We need to see beyond petty insults. The fact that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) chose to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without coordinating this with the White House was a snub and everyone knows that.
By doubling down on his vile slur on President Obama’s love for his country, ex-New York City Mayor Rudi Giuliani created the media frenzy that he craved. He also set up an easy test of decency for Republican presidential contenders: ...
It didn’t get much attention at the time, but the elections last November did more than give Republicans a majority in the U.S. Senate.
When it comes to winter car care, many motorists think of antifreeze and batteries, but vehicles need extra attention when temperatures drop below zero. These six quick tips will help your vehicle perform at its best during cold weather months.
Has black America made significant progress politically, socially and economically over the past 50 years?
College administrators looking to improve students' educational experience shouldn't just think outside the box— they should think outside the country.
Hackers target 19,000 French websites after extremists rampage leaving 17 dead.
The new highly-acclaimed motion picture ”Selma” suggests that former President Lyndon Baines Johnson was not an ardent supporter of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and that he and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a less than fragile relationship.
On January 11, 2015, 40 leaders from various countries along with 1.3 million people participated in anti-terrorism events in Paris, France. President Obama was AWOL and he was only represented by our ambassador to France.