Breaking down beliefs of racial hierarchy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty years ago, the Civil Rights Movement led to a series of laws…

‘March for Justice and Unity” Sparks Outcry to Stop Police Brutality

(Los Angeles-February 21, 2015) The Black Leadership Coalition spearheaded by Los Angeles Executive Publisher,Danny Bakewell, Sr.…

Ferguson Decision: Fire and Anger

The reaction to a grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri officer Darren Wilson for…

Eric Holder Was Our Firewall Against GOP Bigotry

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson  One of the most poignant moments in Attorney General…

Court School to the Classroom

Bill Would Help Incarcerated Kids Stay Enrolled If there is one group of students with the…

Federal Enforcement is Key to Brown Legacy

Fifty years ago—a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka—there…

Who Will Speak for Black War Veterans?

Several have not been deemed worthy of a Congressional Medal of Honor  By Ron Armstead Washington,…

From Rodney King to Jordan Davis … when will Black People Learn?

By y Cleo Manago From Rodney King, to Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and now Jordan Davis, Black communities have responded…

Racial Discrimination: How Far Have We Come?

Despite some perceived improvements, 45 years brings little change in perceptions that Blacks are discriminated against…

Walking to See Justice and to End Racial Profiling

LOS ANGELES-Emotions are still running high. A week after the verdict came down from the George Zimmerman…

Too Many African American Young Men Are ‘Cut Dead,’ Says Emory Professor

  ATLANTA — Despite their hopes and aspirations for the future, too many African American young…

Commentary: Jungleland? NY Times Should Report on Government Neglect Towards African-American Residents in Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans

By Jenga Mwendo America’s Wire Writers Group NEW ORLEANS—The New York Times Magazine recently ran a…

Remembering the Life and Murder of Emmett Till

By Dennis J. Freeman news4usonline.com Black History Month Feature We can never forget of the anguish…

The Drumbeat Continues for Jim Brown and AMER-I-CAN

Jim Brown: Making a difference his way./Photo courtesy of Amer-I-Can By Dennis J. Freeman The beat…