July 20, 2010
In the wake of former USDA official Shirley Sherrod’s firing for a speech she gave in March, new details have emerged that call into question the punitive actions of her superiors, including the Obama administration.
July 8, 2010
The Geechee people want land that was taken from them during World War II returned.
June 29, 2010
If anything good has come from the loss of West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd, who died yesterday at the age of 92, it’s another milestone in the changing of America’s political face.
June 23, 2010
McChrystal and his inner circle made public business out of house business, and, as anyone raised in a black household is aware, that is a cardinal sin.
by Dayo Olopade onJuly 9, 2009
Barack Obama's first presidential trip to Sub-Saharan Africa will focus on the good guys—but we couldn't resist calling out the bad. Your guide to the Ghana trip, and the company Obama should be keeping abroad.
GALLERY: African Rogues and Royalty
by Stacey Tisdale onApril 14, 2009
When it comes to money, most people don’t know what they don’t know. And that’s why so many low-income workers are missing out on the Earned Income Tax Credit. There may still be time to claim it.
by Paul Devlin onDecember 31, 2008
Call it a belated bailout of the Freedmen's Savings Bank, but now may be the perfect time, perhaps the only time, that African Americans, descendants of the slaves who toiled to build the United States of America, might be in a position to achieve the elusive goal of reparations.
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