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The students at Spring Valley High School are on the road to getting criminal records in what Rashad Robinson, executive director of online civil rights group ColorOfChange.org, calls the "perfect example of the school-to-prison pipeline."

South African Platinum Mine Workers were gunned down by South African Police just days ago and now the world is in shock as the video of this tragic shooting has been released on television. CNN reported that the miners had been protesting for some time and on this day they chose to attack the police. […]

Editorial by Jesse Jackson New Hampshire’s primary grabs headlines today, but if history is any guide, the Jan. 21 South Carolina primary will play a far greater role in determining the Republican winner. Of that state’s population, 28 percent are African American, and could be a major factor in the primary. But Republican candidates have […]

An article in the New York Times today focuses on the belief that the South, once the region of civility, no longer holds that title. Also Read: Heidi Klum And Seal Don Monkey Outfits For Halloween Also Read: See Black History In Selma And Montgomery Alabama “Manners are one of many things that are central […]

Before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 passed, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat. Fast forward to today, where only one White Democrat, rep. John Barrow of Georgia, is currently in office. And as southern electoral districts are being redrawn, further polarizing voters along […]

NEW YORK — Nearly fifty years ago, Blacks retreated from the South to elude the implications of segregation. Ironically, today many Blacks, in New York especially, are migrating back to the South in search of economic refuge. About 17 percent of African-Americans who moved to the south in the past decade came from New York, […]

The American Red Cross is encouraging general donations as part of helping those impacted by the Alabama and southern tornados. The text fundraising system is up and running as is the toll free. MORE WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT THOSE DEVASTATED BY NATURAL DISASTERS You can also contribute by going to www.redcross.org, or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to […]