Americans are working more than ever— and it's slowly killing them. The typical employee now logs 47 hours a week at work— and spends nearly six hours a day sitting, often in a windowless office or cubicle.
There was and is jubilation over bringing down the Confederate Flag in South Carolina.This flag, which in the minds of many represent the hate associated with slavery, needed to come down.
The presidential election is 16 months away, but already we’re smack in the middle of the usual media scrum of campaign coverage, prognostication, and strategizing by many of us who have nothing much to do with the real campaigns.
We often hear politicians call their opponents an “interest group.” What does that mean? It can be misleading.
It is certainly true that some unions engage in sexism and racism, but if we take a critical look at labor history we find that the labor movement is definitely not 100% sexist or racist
He sat with them for an hour in prayer. Then he pulled his gun out and started shooting.
LeeAnn Hall, Alliance for a Just Society and Glenn Harris, Center for Social Inclusion
It’s getting to be difficult to recall a week when, thanks to public exposure of videos, or tweets, text messages or emails, we’ve not seen another shocking example of police mistreatment of Black or Hispanic citizens under questionable circumstances.
A few weeks ago, Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia made a small splash in the press when he took Congress to task for failing to authorize our nation’s ongoing war against Islamic militants.
From the beginning I have been a fan of model Tess Holliday.
Last week, I received an email from my friend, NNPA News Service Editor-in-Chief George E. Curry. It was a White House press release and a copy of First Lady Michelle Obama’s May 9 commencement address at Tuskegee University. My first ...
In response to last year’s killing of Michael Brown, La June Montgomery Tabron, who heads one of the nation’s largest philanthropies, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, issued a statement in which she astutely noted that deaths like Brown’s “demonstrate that the law-enforcement ...
I moved to Maryland from the Midwest in the early 2000s when I was 19.
Three cheers for the Baltimore mommy who was slapping and whipping the heck out of her son.
A letter from a Baltimore City teacher to parents of her second grade class following the night of widespread rioting on April 27, 2015