It’s time to exonerate the Groveland Four

Despite Groveland becoming a beacon of light for black residents, local law enforcement had become known for their brutality toward the black community.


Love, hate, and Islamophobia

"After last Friday's senseless tragedy in Paris, the rejection of my loved ones reached a fever pitch."


How “zero tolerance” tolerates inequality

Despite zero evidence that zero tolerance policies improve school safety and discipline, they remain firmly in place today.


The left’s challenge: facing institutional and individual racism

Perhaps hammering out a common agenda violates the concept of Black Lives Matter, but we can still work something out along with other Democratic and progressive candidates.


By any other name, discrimination is discrimination

Isn't it about time for us to stop claiming God when it suits our purpose or offends our sensibilities?


Time to unite against racist terror

"In the spring of '69, Daily World editors asked me to travel down to Charleston, S.C. to cover a strike by Hospital workers, Local 1199."


An American Indian should replace Jackson on the $20 bill

It would be fitting justice that Jackson should be replaced with a representative of the people he tried to exterminate.


Bratton episode underlines need for diverse New York police force

 "This is a teachable moment that affirms that broken windows policing destroys lives and opportunities."


America and race: 318,881,992 shades of grey

For far too long there has been such racial dissension and oppression in this country.


Bikers and librarians: profiled in Central Texas

"You have to see yourself in the shoes of those accused. Or a biker's boots. Or a young man's Nikes. Even a librarian's orthopedic sneakers."

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