Hanging in the Mayor’s Office is a portrait of Mr. Octavius Catto, a 19th Century Black sports star who was killed while seeking to vote in Philadelphia.
We do not need to feel sick with hate, but instead we should feel charged with love for our community.
James Woodruff stands with Colin Kaepernick and other black athletes who are coming together to protest a system that is broken.
African-American rights in Baltimore have always been in jeopardy.
Do we have to respect the opposition’s beliefs if they go against fairness, compassion, and empathy?
Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men if old and new Black civil rights activists are working together or growing apart?
The house is a rockin’ with chants of #NoBillNoBreak and #NoFlyNoBuy as Dems take their seats – on the floor.
Today is Harvey Milk Day. We must not forget his contribution to not just LGBT people but for all those who believe in human rights.
Bruce Pagano is a devout Christian with strong principles. He respects those of his faith with whom he may disagree. He has a tough time, however, with those who deal in complete falsehoods. That is what he sees in today’s current discourse. He tells us why.
Implementing still more laws that segregate and discriminate, Southern states showcase the worst of human fears and ignorance.
Embed from Getty Images Hillary Clinton vows to end institutional racism, but appears to lack the moral authority to accomplish it. — You’ll get no argument from me that the former Secretary of State is uniquely qualified to serve the country as President of the United States. Whether she’ll exceed expectations or fail to meet…
While much of the world is creating fear and attacking, speaking truth requires standing for something. _________________ Last fall I saw a play about civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, and since then haven’t been able to get away from this phrase, “speak truth to power”. It just keeps reverberating in my head. This phrase seems…
Nodding heads and vague plans haven’t worked so far. It’s time for movie viewers to demand a change.
The loss of Harper Lee is the loss of a very important cultural voice.
AJ Springer offers his thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how aspects of his legacy are being tarnished.
Bayard Rustin was a key advisor to Dr. King. Widely credited for the pacifist strategies of the movement, Rustin was a gay man who, had he not been shamed and shunned, could have been at the forefront of both black and LGBT civil rights.