The Black Lives Matter movement should focus on comprehensive criminal justice system reform
Mayor Martin Walsh is to be commended for his decision to discontinue plans to utilize the Radius Specialty Hospital as a residential addiction treatment facility. The mayor has demonstrated both a sensitivity to the will of the community and an ...
The Justice Department should take the same step in the Michael Brown slaying it took 22 years ago in the Rodney King beating case. That is to fulfill its responsibility and prosecute Wilson.
Raising a black son and white son provides an Easton, Mass. woman insights into racial disparities.
Walmart, the biggest corporation in America, with revenues of almost half a trillion dollars, gets a $1 billion tax break each year on average by exploiting federal tax loopholes, according to a new report from Americans for Tax Fairness. Taxpayers, ...
The biggest barrier to getting an indictment of Wilson and cops who kill unarmed suspects is the glaring racial and pro-police bias that deeply plagues the jury system and that includes grand jurors.
Codman Square Health Center Executive Director Sandra Cotterell reflects on the qualities of an effective leader
Tufts University Professor and author Peniel Joseph says Democrats lost seats to Republicans in the 2014 midterm elections by distancing themselves from President Barak Obama.
The protests of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo. will only be meaningful if they’re translated into a sustained movement.
The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar is the even more wildly disproportionate number of black students ...
Earl Ofari Hutchinson explores the GOP take on Ebola.
While U.S. unemployment figures are trending downward, the government’s failure to take into account increases in those not looking for work masks a more troubling trend.
President Obama has received numerous threats that are showing flaws in the Secret Service.
Columnist Earl Ofari Hutchinson argues that outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder took progressive stands on key issues where President Obama was not able to.
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.