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How Do You Celebrate a Flawed Nation?

As the Fourth of July rolls around, I think plenty of us are eager for barbecues, corn on the cob, ...

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Threat to Deport Millions Sows Fear

President Donald Trump’s latest threats to deport millions of people remind us that the need for service, justice, peace and ...

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Prison Census Counts Enhance White Power

Today, significant numbers of prisons – where brown and black inmates from urban areas are incarcerated – are located in ...

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Combating Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Racism is often viewed as an action performed by individuals. But even if we got rid of all America’s prejudiced ...

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No More Waiting on the Call for Reparations

Have you ever been caught in the middle of "sumptin" where it seemed as if there was no way out? ...

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No to Government Control of Women’s Bodies

These Republican lawmakers are passing bills that are not only harmful, but are overwhelmingly opposed by the public -- bills ...

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Poverty Stacks the Odds against Children

We all lose in a nation that allows millions of children to face the minute by minute, hour by hour, ...

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All I Want is Equality for My Child

In high school she became part of the solution. She became an advocate for transgender youth, who suffer discrimination and ...

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The Real Threats to Free Speech on Campus

To date, no campus has banned any form of Trump paraphernalia, nor has any college persecuted a student for wearing ...

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Protect the people and impeach No. 45

No person in his or her right mind will deny that America is a thicket of racism, misogyny, entitlement for ...

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Insist on Harriet Tubman for $20 Bill

Now it’s time for the Treasury Department to finish the job of paying tribute and public homage to Harriet Tubman ...

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Minimum Wage Hike Would Help 40 Million Workers

Last month, McDonald’s announced a dramatic about-face in its political priorities. After years of strikes and protests from labor activists, ...

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Charge of ‘Identity Politics’ Mostly Cynical

As the 2020 campaign lurches to a start, get ready to hear a lot about “identity politics.”

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Cruel Threats to Hungry Families and Children

If this rule goes forward, it’s not just unemployed and underemployed adults who will go hungry—poor children suffer when adults ...

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Green New Deal Movement Matters to Us

This fear was because we could see ourselves talking to our future grandchildren about what breathable air used to be ...