The NFL has appointed an all-white committee to update its policies on domestic abuse, despite the fact that two-thirds of the league’s players are black.
The prosecution in the case of slain Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown seems unwilling to take steps necessary to win the case.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics in a wage survey found that fast food workers are the poorest paid of any workers in the country.
A majority of students in United States schools are now people of color, adding to the urgency of education reform.
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