Opinion

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Turning Ferguson outrage into united action for justice

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.

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Op-Ed roundup: Failure of Republicans to act is why Obama must

The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.

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Packed house at 3rd annual Vito Marcantonio Forum

Vito Marcantonio (1902­-1954) was a fourteen-term Congressman from East Harlem.

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A special prosecutor a must in Michael Brown case

The goal of selective leaking of information seems be to influence public opinion prior to the completion of the grand jury's work.

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Ray Rice and his enablers: why men must speak out

Think about it: before Goodell as well as Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens officials saw this new tape, what did they think had transpired on that elevator?

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Chicagoans demand justice for victims of police crimes and torture

Why on earth would  the U.S. Attorney  and the FBI rush to a news conference stating there is no sweeping investigation of shootings by Chicago police officers?

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Nightmare begins as GOP takes over Senate

A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.

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Cop stop: Driving while gay

The police officer ordered us all out of the car. Shortly, another police car pulled up and two more officers joined the first.

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Out of mouths of babes: "It seems like police are about to go to war with the people"

The determined will of the people to stop police crimes erupted in organized mass protest and cries of "no justice no peace!" Stop police from racially profiling and murdering people.

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How does it feel to be a problem?

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.

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