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Trump’s Pro Torture-Friendly Administration

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Donald Trump is pro-torture. He said on the campaign trail he’d ...

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Republicans are Right: Going to College Hurts

New public opinion polling shows most Republicans think colleges have a negative impact on the country. Unfortunately, they might be ...

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Men and Women on the Side of Right

After 12 historic years leading the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, the Rev. Dr. William Barber is stepping up ...

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Turning Back the Clock to a Time of No Rights

The health care repeal that Republicans are pushing through Congress is a direct attack on the lives of black people ...

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Trump’s Worst Collusion is with Corporations

Many leading liberals suspect, now with a little more evidence, that Trump worked with Russia to win his election. But ...

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A Vital Connection Between Head Start and School

I have been working in our community with Head Start since 1975. I have never been as excited as I ...

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Health Care Proposal Built on Inequality

Our representatives are on the brink of instating a health care plan that epitomizes separate and unequal. Thirteen U.S. Senators ...

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Prisons, Poverty and the Price of Freedom

Hip-hop legend Jay-Z recently celebrated Father's Day by allowing incarcerated fathers to spend the day with their families.

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Another Troop Surge and More Casualties

Yes, that mess is still boiling, despite President Obama’s 2012 pledge to end our involvement in the longest war in ...

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A President Not Interested in the Details

There’s a lot to say about Trump reversing some of the Obama administration’s policies on Cuba. The White House recently ...

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Training and Connecting People to Employment

As the chair of Worksystems, the Portland Metro Workforce Development Board, the Trump Administration's new focus on workforce development sounds ...

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The Unfinished Struggle for Equality for All

As he prepared to step down as president and chief executive officer of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human ...

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An Assault on the Least Among Us

With President Trump's budget, Congress has now seen his plans for low income Americans, and Congress must wholly reject his ...

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Juneteenth Still Resonates in Powerful Ways

So why, amid all this progress, does the Juneteenth holiday still resonate so powerfully for so many Americans? Because Juneteenth ...

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What Black Parents Must Do This Summer

There is a three year educational gap between black and white students. Many people love to believe it’s due to ...

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