There are, as Cornel West has pointed out, only two African-Americans who rose from dirt-poor poverty to the highest levels of American intellectual life—the writer Richard Wright and the radical [...]
By Jeff Bryant, www.educationopportunitynetwork.org -
By Jeff Bryant for Educational Opportunity Network. Of course, parents can decide for themselves if this is the kind of “realistic view” they want their children to learn. But why should taxpayer [...]
By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -
By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Pope Francis built his speech to Congress around three activists and President Lincoln. The three activists were the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy [...]
By Lena K. Gardner, www.standingonthesideoflove.org -
By Lena K. Gardner in StandingOnTheSideOfLove.org. Minneapolis, MN - Last November, I lay down with just under a hundred other people on an interstate highway in Minneapolis. Along with thousands [...]
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