I believe in charity, but it is no substitute for government resources and policies. That's why I urge people to support change agents.
I don't know about you, but over the last few years I've become more aware of patriotic expression in our public life.
Civil rights groups call for a completion of the Justice Department's investigation, and the NAACP calls for a "Journey for Justice" from Ferguson to Jefferson City.
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954) was a fourteen-term Congressman from East Harlem.
The goal of selective leaking of information seems be to influence public opinion prior to the completion of the grand jury's work.
In half a dozen years the Israel Defense Forces may have a cadre of commanding officers no longer answerable to the Israeli government, but to their fundamentalist rabbis back home.
Think about it: before Goodell as well as Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens officials saw this new tape, what did they think had transpired on that elevator?
Activists are mourning the loss of Norman Hodgett, who died in New York August 9. He leaves behind his beloved Kathy Rutkowsky and countless friends and comrades.
All labor activists and progressive people should watch and circulate this remarkable speech by the Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP.
"Not just promises of doing good, but a a strategic, thoughtful, active, day-in-day-out, in-the-trenches response."