Two claims that are common among the candidates for mayor of Boston are that their administrations will be open and transparent and that they will propose programs to aid small business.
GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is nothing if not persistent. And it’s always the same issue with the same motive. The issue is the budget.
The lone Latina juror in the George Zimmerman murder trial flatly said that she thought Zimmerman was guilty.
Bostonians celebrated the 150th anniversary of the battle of Fort Wagner,S.C. but how many people today are willing to sacrifice the comfort of their own lives to benefit others?
President Obama movingly spoke of the “pain” most African Americans felt at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
America’s obsession with race is by no means over.
Injustice in the Mass Criminal Courts - The relatively mild sentence for Michael McLaughlin, the disgraced former Chelsea Housing Authority executive director raises questions about fairness in the Massachusetts criminal justice system
The moment George Zimmerman was acquitted, the NAACP and the Reverend Al Sharpton immediately called on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to bring civil rights charges against him.
The Supreme Court’s conservative faction recently revealed more clearly than ever before its true colors. It showed that in the political war over America’s future it supports those who want to return to the exclusionary policies and practices of the ...
A major responsibility of adults is to provide youngsters with sound advice and counsel. Of course it is natural for the young to resist the wisdom of their elders
During his trip to South Africa, President Barack Obama graciously and reverentially praised Nelson Mandela as a leader who inspired people around the world and that included himself.
The instant the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act by knocking out the key provision requiring Justice Department pre-clearance before a locale can alter or institute new voting procedures, the call went up for Congress to restore some version ...
GOP House Speaker John Boehner recently called border security “laughable.” Boehner was not being funny.
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to hand down yet another landmark decision on an affirmative action case.
President Obama’s appointment of UN Ambassador Susan Rice as his National Security Adviser was a great move for two reasons.