Michael Cottman

Omar Epps, actor and poet, is shining a bright light on a critical issue that he believes is responsible for increased child poverty and high…

I was seated inside Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open last week watching Serena Williams beat Madison Keys when I heard a man yelling out with…

“They took our flag, so be it. They’re taking our heritage from us. They’re taking the freedom out of America.”—William Bader, an imperial wizard of…

Starbucks is on a mission to recruit a lost generation of America’s young, poor and unemployed to correct a decades-long pattern of neglect in corporate…

It’s now become a hateful pattern: Six black churches burned in two weeks. Black churches in the South are being intentionally torched and federal authorities…

Why are more African-American children committing suicide? It’s a daunting, and complex question and this much is clear: Suicide rates among African-American children have nearly…

Rudy Giuliani is an unapologetic race monger who seems to despise African American men in elected leadership positions. Last week, Giuliani, the former mayor of…

We know this about Republican lawmakers: Educating African -American students is not high on their list of priorities. Providing quality education for African-American and public…

The Senate confirmation process for Loretta Lynch to become the first Black female U.S. Attorney General was never going to be a cake walk, but…

Will the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice get justice? Sadly, I’m not confident that a grand jury will indict Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann, although I do…

It’s time to clean house in the Ferguson Police Department. Cops should be turning in their guns and badges and clearing out today. They don’t…

President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder – who are among the most powerful men in America – have become selectively involved in…