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A Threat to Justice Everywhere

The unjust incarceration of Jaime and Gladys Scott persists as a failure of the modern legal system.

Civil Rights Photographer May Have Been FBI Informant

More than a decade ago, the Memphis Commercial Appeal began an investigation to determine whether FBI surveillance, or lack of it, played a role in the Civil Rights Movement and the death of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Louisiana: Melancon On Pause, Needs African American Voters

The success of Rep. Charlie Melancon's campaign against Sen. David Vitter will depend on his ability to mobilize a base of African American voters.

Rep. Bobby Rush: Dr. Ronald Walters – The W.E.B. DuBois of...

Ron Walters’ legacy is that of one of the most preeminent American scholars in our nation.

Romonda Belcher-Ford: Iowa’s First Female African-American Judge

In late August, Assistant Polk County Attorney Romonda Belcher-Ford had been selected to be a district judge in Iowa.

“Lost in Space” and Obama’s Vision for Space Exploration

Many African Americans will remember the scene from the hit film, The Original Kings of Comedy, in which royal stand-up comedian Cedric the Entertainer...

President Obama: Chartering a New Course for Space Exploration “in His...

“So this is the next chapter that we can write together here at NASA. We will partner with industry. We will invest in cutting-edge...

Joseph C. Phillips: Clarity and the New Black Panther Party

In its coverage of the Philadelphia voter intimidation case, conservative media has unfortunately chosen sensationalism over clarity.   There are layers to this case to...

Herman Cain Beats Cancer, Ready for Another Run at Higher Office

By John S. Wilson Herman Cain, former C.E.O. of Godfather’s Pizza and stalwart Republican, is again mulling a run for office. Previously he has staged...

Joseph C. Phillips: Who Is John Locke?

I am willing to wager my house that not one of my son’s seventh-grade classmates could identify John Locke in a photo.  I am...