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 Supreme Court struck down limits on overall contributions to political parties and candidates.
History repeats itself: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce. So it goes for the Supreme Court case on affirmative action and campus diversity, Fisher v. University of Texas.
The ruling sends a signal to the right wing and lawmakers in Arizona, Alabama and elsewhere that state laws, recently put on the books for racist and political reasons across this country, are unconstitutional.
For millions of Americans, the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court may not register as a priority, or even as a passing concern.
The anti-democratic, corrupt right-wing majority on the Supreme Court is again laying plans to nullify the election of a Democratic president.
The Supreme Court's recent hearing on the Ten Commandments, while good, still leaves the debate unsettled.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination, a good reason why America needs the Equal Rights Amendment.
The political right is implementing a multi-faceted strategy it hopes will push the country back to the days when there was absolutely no social safety net at all.