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Recounting When #AllLivesDidntMatter Underscores False Choice

Trevor Noah of the Daily Show said it perfectly last week, "You shouldn’t have to choose between the police and the citizens that they...

Effective Civic Engagement Requires Balanced Viable Plan and Intentionality

Evidence based civic engagement is a fairly nascent field. In fact, up until 20 years ago, what people now think of as civic engagement...

Black and Latino student loan borrowers more likely to express regret...

The Pew Charitable Trusts released a report that shows Black and Latino student loan borrowers expressing more regret about the decisions that they made...

Walmart Wage Increase Likely to Start New Trend Toward Pay Equity

Better schedules, more training, and a wage increase up to $10.00 per hour - that's what Walmart workers can expect beginning on April 1. Last month,...

Open Carry Gun Laws Won’t Work for Black People Until Racial...

Earlier this year, video went viral of a 62-year-old Black grandfather being chocked and tackled by three White men in Florida, an open carry...

Even Kendrick Lamar’s View of Black Respectability is Problematic

Let me preface this by saying Kendrick Lamar is incredibly talented and is easily one of the realest dudes in hip hop right now....

Net Metering Raises Inequity Concerns Amid Solar Transition

Many Americans like to say that “if you work hard, you’ll get ahead,” but fewer and fewer of us actually think so.  A recent...

Raising Black Sons in Light of…

By: Jolanda Jones As a single mom of a Black man, business owner, lawyer, former city council member, US Track & Field member, and human...

#GA123: The Children of Freedom Summer Will Soon Be Leaders of...

The seeds planted 50 years ago in Mississippi during Freedom Summer are in full bloom. The children of 1964 -- who are now leaders...

The Central Park Five and the Continued Battle to End Racial...

                      By Dr. Niaz Kasravi, Criminal Justice Director, NAACP Many of us would like to believe that we live in a world where children could not...