Opinion

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Attack on Kansas Jewish centers: Should you care?

Racism and anti-Semitism are two parts of the same "divide and conquer" strategy that the American right wing is using in an attempt to maintain political and economic control.

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We remember Rubin Hurricane Carter

Brother Carter's struggle was our struggle, what they did to him they did to us because racism is the common thread that twines our lives together.

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NBA made the right call on banning LA Clippers owner

The NBA does not have to allow that man or anyone else who does what he did to be the public face of professional basketball in LA.

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After Supreme Court decision, "Being Black at U of M" just got harder

In my first political science class at U of M, I quickly realized  I was only one of a handful of African American students in a lecture class of 200.

The war that won't go away

Melvin Morris, 80, received a Medal of Honor this month. Why is he receiving it belatedly? Because he was discriminated against during the time of the U.S. War in Vietnam.

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We are not going back!

From slavery to today's struggles against structural racism and for democracy for all, the African-American people continue to play a strategic role.

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African-American struggles are key in the fight for progress

Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.

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New York's tale of two cities extends to America

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's "tale of two cities" could be told in cities across the country.

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Hail and farewell President Nelson Mandela

With the death of Nelson Mandela, an era has come to an end.

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Shutdown: New phase in a very American coup

They didn't wear jackboots, but the shutdown of government by an extremist faction of the Republican Party can only be described as a new phase in a very American coup.

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