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The Truth about America’s Racist Presidents

Many if not most American presidents appear to have had racist proclivities.

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African Americans Built Ships and a Legacy

Despite being treated as second-class citizens at best, African Americans bravely served the United States in times of war, including ...

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Food Stamps Helped Me Get Back on My Feet

Food stamps did its job for me. It helped me get through a tough time until I could get back ...

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Vaccines Save Lives and Protect Future Health

The facts are simple: Vaccines are safe.

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No Pension Funds for War

"Our communities underwrite weapons manufacturing corporations through our public investments, including city funds, public university endowments, and through public employee ...

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Can the Party of Lincoln Be Racist? Absolutely

Republicans almost uniformly failed to reject Trump’s racist tweets. Instead, Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) said that he would personally “pay ...

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Trump Rule Would Displace 55,000 Children

This rule will have an unprecedented discriminatory impact on families from other countries, regardless of their legal status — a ...

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The Moral and Ethical Case for Reparations

Amongst the black intellectual peerage, Ta-Nehisi Coates and others are cogent about the justice, moral, and ethical rationales for making ...

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On Police Response to Protests

We are very concerned about the police and city's response to the protests on Saturday, June 29.

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Inhumane Treatment is New Level of Shame

It is inconceivable that these latest headlines come from a civilized nation. “Detained Migrant Children Denied Adequate Food, Water and ...

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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? ...