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Black women won’t celebrate ‘Equal Pay Day’ until August

The Sewall-Belmont House is located at the National Women’s Party in Washington D.C. It is one of the oldest houses near the United States Capitol and was the house where Alice Paul wrote the 19th Amendment that granted women the ...

On Earth Day, commit to the Great Turning

Viewing the destruction of the planet and our natural systems as a form of violence, Campaign Nonviolence— a long-term movement to build a culture of nonviolence— engages people across the country in working toward sustainability, renewable energy, reducing meat consumption, ...

'Saturday Night Live' heroin sketch sparks outrage

What were you thinking "Saturday Night Live"? That's what a lot of fans -- and mothers of addicts -- are saying after a sketch on this weekend's show featured a fake drug commercial for "Heroin AM," an option for people ...

Traditional values are popular in the black community

What do these four people all have in common: Wardell Stephen “Steph” Curry, II, better known as Steph Curry, Ayesha Alexander Curry, Carvin Haggins and BriaMarie?

Beyond transparency, we need accountability

Over more than three decades in Congress, I had the chance to question a lot of federal officials. Most of the time I wasn’t after anything dramatic — I just wanted to understand who was responsible for certain decisions. Want ...

Homosexuality is the new black

In order to have a fully functioning society, we must have some common baseline of beliefs that join us together, whether it’s a fraternity, a church, or a political party. Without this commonality, belonging to a group or a society ...

Energy bill would strengthen U.S. economy, global energy security

Let's be honest: The future of the U.S. economy is bleak. A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts that the U.S. economy will grow only two percent this year— a downward revision of the already ...

What if Donald Trump’s campaign manager was black

It is probably not especially politically correct to bring more race matters into the debacle that is also known as the Donald Trump quest for the Presidency.

Making America greater

April 4, 1968. This was the day that changed the life of a little girl growing up in the segregated South.

ASK ALMA: My cheating ex wants me to befriend his daughter

I joined the Air Force after graduating from high school. It seemed like the best decision for me and my boyfriend at the time. We wanted to be on our own and start a new life together. We promised to ...

The Republicans: Cowardice in high places

Jeb Bush endorses Ted Cruz. So do Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney. Chris Christie endorses— in fact, practically fawns all over—Donald Trump.

Why are blacks supporting Hillary?

Consider this an open letter to the African American community south of the Mason-Dixie line.

Blackonomics: Do black organizations really have our backs?

While Black people are bogged down in shallow and meaningless political discourse, our vaunted Black organizations continue to be M.I.A. except for their time in front of the cameras with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Flint water crisis can still bring out best in Americans

Our nation continues to marshal support for the people of Flint, Michigan, after it was discovered that the water supply was contaminated with extremely dangerous amounts of lead

Veterans and consumers of color often targeted for fraud

Although the former Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges, closed its doors last year, many of the problems incurred by its former students persist. The now-defunct college is the only questionable actor among for-profit colleges.

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