According to Demos report, UNDERWRITING EXECUTIVE EXCESS, "our federal government is awarding contracts to companies that fail to pay nearly 560,000 people enough to meet basic needs." While rewarding private contractors executives with $23.9 billion in annual compensation.
On Wednesday October 9th, Vincent Southerland, Senior Counsel in the Criminal Justice Practice, will argue a case in front of the entire Sixth Circuit calling for the Fair Sentencing Act to be applied retroactively and thus entitle nearly 9,000 individuals across the country, of which 90% are African American, who are serving out sentences imposed on...
By Ron Daniels, Ph.D. In a recent article I called for economic sanctions against Florida to compel business and political leaders in that state to change the “Stand Your Ground Law” which provided the basis for the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin. There are times when there is a...
As a straight black man, I feel less safe in the United States than I have ever felt. I am fighting a deep sense of regret for risking all on the behalf of gay marriage and God knows I do not want to feeI that way.
After extended and intensive discussions Butler University and the Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana, have announced that Professor Allan Boesak will hold The Desmond Tutu Chair for Peace, Global Justice, and Reconciliation Studies for the next four years.
Despite the “State of Emergency” in America’s “dark ghettos,” he refuses to directly respond to the urgent needs of Blacks who marched on ballot boxes in record numbers to ensure his election and re-election.
Bro. Melech E. M. Thomas of Bethel AME presents... "Is Superman Still Coming And Do We Even Need Him?" Panel on Urban Education Reform at Bethel AME Church, 1300 Druid Hill Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21217! Friday, June 7th at 7pm