A crime without borders

I have a confession to make. I assumed that those responsible for the horrific murders in Newark, N.J., of Terrence Aeriel, Dashon Harvey and Ofemi Hightower looked like me. That is, I assumed that they, like each of the victims, were Black.


EDITORIAL: Gonzales out, whats next?

As most Americans breathed a sigh of relief over the departure of Attorney General Alberto “torture is OK” Gonzales, President Bush told reporters he had “reluctantly” accepted Gonzales’ resignation. What’s the message here?


Katrina survivors march for justice

NEW ORLEANS — Undaunted by a tropical downpour, Hurricane Katrina survivors rallied in the Lower Ninth Ward and marched across the Claiborne Street bridge, Aug. 29, chanting, “Justice … now!” They were protesting President Bush’s failure to deliver on his promise two years ago of quick, generous assistance in rebuilding this devastated city.