Rev. Jesse Jackson

How to Put Puerto Rico Back on His Feet

October 16, 2017 Staff 0
What obligations do we owe one to another as Americans? What does patriotism and citizenship mean in practice? Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico has posed these questions. Americans should be dissatisfied with the way […]
Peter Bailey

The Treachery of “Grateful Negroes”

October 16, 2017 Staff 0
by Peter Bailey While flipping through my television, I heard a host on the comedy show, Fox and Friends, denouncing an NFL player who sat down during the playing of the National Anthem. Their guest […]
Dr. Julianne Malveaux

What is a Black Identity Extremist?

October 15, 2017 Staff 0
By Julianne Malveaux ( – While White men are beating Black men on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, while a lone White wolf is shooting people from the Mandalay Bay Hotel, while the word “terrorist” […]
Dr. Julianne Malveaux

The Thrill is Gone

October 3, 2017 Staff 0
By Julianne Malveaux The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Forum is always an exciting combination of a policy wonk reunion, a series of issues forums, and the ever-present parties, receptions, and celebrations. Some enjoy deriding […]
Reggie Fullwood

NFL Player Protests Are Not Unpatriotic

October 3, 2017 Staff 0
by Reggie Fullwood Here is the reality of the NFL player protest from last weekend – regardless of what I write or say it is extremely hard to persuade either side from their position. Almost […]
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