Leading Wall Street firms are now acknowledging the deleterious effects of income inequality on economic growth in the United States.
Countless studies and surveys of police and public attitudes show that young black males are far more likely to be stopped, searched and arrested than white males. It's at times only a short step from that to a deadly altercation.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson reflects on the music, politics and character of the iconic soul superstar.
After subprime loans precipitated the 2008 financial meltdown, the U.S. banking industry is again trafficking in high-interest lending, this time with auto loans.
The cases of Marlene Pinnock, beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer and Eric Garner, killed by a New York City Police officer, illustrate the intractability of police violence against blacks.
A majority of small business owners recognize the importance of good-paying jobs in supporting local economies
Republicans speak in favor of immigration reform while opposing Obama administration measures
The US Supreme Court has undermined Obama administration policy in multiple decisions
NAACP official outlines threats to black voting rights
Supreme Court undermines ultimate sacrifice of civil rights workers. Fifty years ago last weekend, three civil rights workers went missing in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Their bodies would be discovered in an earthen dam 44 days later as the ultimate payment ...
Often ignored by policy-makers, small businesses are key to neighborhood development
Hutchinson argues GOP lawmakers’ opposition to the Bergdahl prisoner exchange is more political than ideological
Last week marked the loss of a powerful voice with Maya Angelou’s death. Fortunately, many in the nation paused to notice her loss. Dancer, actress, poet and teacher, Angelou captured everyone’s attention because of her ability to talk honestly out ...
Former 2012 GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney wasted no time in angrily denouncing and calling for the resignation of Wolfeboro, N.H., police commissioner Robert Copeland. Copeland made brief headlines when his N-word slur of President Obama went public. New Hampshire ...
At 90 years old and not traveling much, Jack Greenberg didn’t make the NAACP’s symposium here commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision. But the former head of the NAACP Legal Defense and ...