Saturday's rally at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., marks the close of the first phase of the Poor People's Campaign, but organizers stress that the work has only just begun.
Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, sees the African-American sheriff from Milwaukee as an opportunist who curries favor with the most bigoted elements of Donald Trump's base.
Bernie Sanders will soon be urging us to support Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. But the Democratic Party, along with a bankrupt liberalism, is as dangerous as Donald Trump. It is time to vote with our feet—by taking to the streets against the corrupt power elite.
Bernie Sanders’ most high-profile black supporter describes the socialist senator's presidential campaign as “even more progressive” than those of Democratic insurgent Jesse Jackson in the 1980s. In an interview, West also touches on the issue of Israel.
Despite the rainbow nature of their users, recent statistics reveal a staggering lack of workforce diversity.
A new study finds that people have higher expectations of individuals described as "African-American" as opposed to "black."
Debate and commentary about the rising tide of income inequality in the United States is remindful of Jesse Jackson's presidential campaigns in the 1980s when he kept preaching about boats stuck on the bottom.
Pleading guilty to fraud and facing as many as five years in prison, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. tearfully acknowledged Wednesday that he was losing one of the rights for which his father fought.
Journalist Michael Tracey was disheartened on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., where an arena full of liberals joined Vice President Joe Biden in cheering the extralegal killing of Osama bin Laden. Tracey sought the counsel of New York Times columnist David Brooks, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Barney Frank.Journalist Michael Tracey sought counsel from the Rev. Jesse Jackson, columnist David Brooks and Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Barney Frank after an arena full of liberals joined Vice President Joe Biden in cheering the extralegal killing of Osama bin Laden.