What would Coretta Scott King do?

In the historic 1963 March on Washington-which catapulted Dr. King to fame--women, however, were not allowed to march with the leaders or give a major address.

Colleges Are Failing to Prepare Students for Work; Here's the Solution

Job prospects for today's college seniors are looking up. The hiring of bachelor's-degree holders is expected to jump by 19 percent this year.

Obama Rallies America in Farewell Speech

“Yes, we did!” Those were the words that Barack Hussein Obama ended his farewell speech to America on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, eight years after he captured the presidency, campaigning on the slogan, “Yes, we can!”

Why is President Obama getting no credit as he leaves office?

In less than two weeks, Americans will be forced and some will be ready to drink President Trump’s Kool-Aid.

Making Workplace Wellness Count

Going to the gym is about to get a lot more expensive. That's because the share of companies offering wellness programs dropped 13 percent this year.

The Secret Weapon to Ending America's Health Crisis: Schools

America has a big, fat problem. A whopping 13 million American children are obese— and millions more are about to join their ranks. By 2025, according to a report in Pediatric Obesity, the nation will house 17 million obese kids.

Why are so many of us hiding behind our smartphones?

Bill Fletcher says that texting while walking and retreating behind headphones in public are just symptoms of a larger social illness.

Record number of African Americans will now serve in Congress

Reality star billionaire Donald Trump won the presidency in shocking fashion, but African American candidates also made history on November 8, 2016.

Back to Basics: No Permanent Enemies, No Permanent Friends, Just Permanent Interests

How should black American voters respond to the tectonic political rift and the stress of a permanently divided nation that the election of Donald J. Trump has laid bare?

Donald Trump stuns nation and world in upset over Hillary Clinton

New York real estate millionaire Donald Trump won the White House over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the biggest and most stunning upset victory for the White House in modern presidential politics.

What Gwen Ifill meant to me

I will always regret not grabbing the reporter's notebooks that belonged to Gwen Ifill. I was a young reporter at the Baltimore Sun when I was assigned a desk that belonged to her years before. As I moved in my ...

Virginia ex-felon joined others to vote for first time

Every Election Day for nearly 30 years, people have told Terry Garrett that she couldn’t vote.

Early voting is critical to our democracy

Early voting has already begun in some 37 states and the District of Columbia. Yet, many blacks remain unaware of this option, or of the benefits it offers.

Despite incomes, black families still denied access to home loans

In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word for minorities, usually referring to blacks and Latinos.

After the election, back to important things

Soon, thank heaven the 2016 election will be over.