Everyone pressing for justice understands that appropriate actions against obstructionist public officials need sustained public oversight and engagement every step of the way.
We need a system change here and it's not going to happen unless we, the people make it happen.
Despite Groveland becoming a beacon of light for black residents, local law enforcement had become known for their brutality toward the black community.
A hundred years ago, St. Louis and Baltimore adopted ordinances prohibiting African Americans from moving to blocks where whites predominated.
We need to have a national meeting of Native people and supporters to robustly address this crisis post haste.
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.