The real purpose in attacking Sharpton is to deflect attention from the actual issues.
The determined will of the people to stop police crimes erupted in organized mass protest and cries of "no justice no peace!" Stop police from racially profiling and murdering people.
The question, "How does it feel to be a problem?" is asked of black Americans in different forms and actions by our society every day.
War is a human disaster: Not only due to the victims, but also because it brings in plain view many evil and ugly phenomena: violence, racism, nationalist zeal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From slavery to today's struggles against structural racism and for democracy for all, the African-American people continue to play a strategic role.