Julian had faith in the courage of people to fight for justice and equality, and was pleased to do his bit, but he never saw himself as a great leader; that made him one.
New Orleanians are all too familiar with having the important aspects of their lives ripped from their control, but they will they retake control of their schools.
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.
Some day organized dissent will change the system that allows cases like that of Sandra Bland to occur; let's make that day happen sooner rather than later.
Few people are claiming that there was anything random or mysterious about the brutal murder of nine innocent African American people in Charleston.
What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.
While there is nothing essentially wrong with adopting another culture, Dolezal's deception presents some real social dangers that affect African-American communities.
All who support racial equality, democracy and justice know that the world is watching: this is time to mobilize to bring an end to racist terror and structural racism in general.
On June 21, hip-hop artist Fiasco delivered a thoughtful reflection on the bankruptcy and futile nature of white supremacy in human society.
Washington, D.C., memorials invariably quote some of the masterpieces of our heritage, a reminder of the values that ground the American experiment in democracy.