Opinion and Commentary

COMMENTARY: Back to School, Back to Fighting Far-Right Attacks on Education

By Ben Jealous, president of People For the American Way Just when you thought far-right attacks on public education couldn’t get any more absurd, we...

Op-Ed: Don’t Say ‘Black’ in California, Unless You Need a Vote!

By Francine Maxwell, Black Men & Women United On June 5th, 2020, in response to the murder of George Floyd and a worldwide moment of...

Crisis in Education – The Teacher Shortage is a Symptom of a Greater Challenge

By Julianne Malveaux, Trice Edney Newswire This August, you can't turn on a television or open a newspaper without reading or hearing about the...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Was An American Patriot

By Dr. Alveda King, Courtesy of Trice Edney Newswire Reverend Martin Luther King Junior was an American patriot. In the years since his death, my...

SPEAKING OF REPARATIONS

By Oscar Blayton To many Americans, “reparations” is a dirty word when applied to Black folks. Numerous obstacles are thrown up, like so many stone walls...