You don't always recognize heroes by how many bows they take or by the awards bestowed upon them.
We saw from the very beginning that we would have to build a mass protest movement to to free Howard Morgan, and we did just that.
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.
The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.
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.
The police officer ordered us all out of the car. Shortly, another police car pulled up and two more officers joined the first.
The real purpose in attacking Sharpton is to deflect attention from the actual issues.
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.
More than 490,000 Indians are still waiting for settlement monies due them from the federal government. It's a disgrace.