Shelby County has been trying to disenfranchise black people for years, but the latest ploy has been shot down by a federal district court.
Oscar winner Morgan Freeman took on the tea party right last week, pointing directly to the corporate-based movement's racist intentions when attacking President Obama.
In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.
The Obama administration has confirmed twice as many minorities and women as federal judges than any other sitting president.
In April 2010, RNC Chairman Michael Steele told a group of 200 students at DePaul University that African-Americans "don't have a reason" to vote for Republican candidates.
Wealth gaps have always been much greater than income gaps, but the changes have never seen the magnitude in the past few years.
Breivik was a Christian, anti-Muslim, anti-Marxist, small government, right-wing, lunatic. Sound familiar?
Following a string of hotly contested bills passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature, including a controversial voter ID bill, Walker has his next target in sight: close down state motor vehicle offices in Democratic-leaning districts.
Real patriotism requires coming to terms with the grimmer side of American history.
If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.