There is no justification for attacks on individual police officers who have little or nothing to do with the policies that have created the dehumanizing of the lives of black people.
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson never went to trial for killing Mike Brown, but he had one of the best attorneys anyone in his situation could have had.
I don't know about you, but over the last few years I've become more aware of patriotic expression in our public life.
Almost 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, and asked "How long?" His words ring as true today as ever.
While I don't care much about Columbus Day (except that there's no school, which when my kids were younger was a pain), I do like Thanksgiving.
The nation will be gathering for a day set aside for turkey eating and football. But underneath the merriment is a false history that is also celebrated.
Several thousand people protested the name of the Washington's football team at a Minnesota Vikings home game recently.
This time of year brings many memories. The memories are like echoes, for they coincide so closely with events of today, equally tragic and bloody.
I hope my kids will be able to go to school and hear the truth of what happened to our people.
In his farewell message while waiting for his death, President Allende explained what was happening: "Foreign capital and imperialism, united with reactionary elements, created the climate."