The seven mothers of black men, women and children will make a case for Clinton at Tuesday night's DNC.
“She’s been fighting for a long time with these issues,” Eric Garner's mother said.
"We simply can't afford to elect a Republican who refuses even to acknowledge the problem of senseless gun violence."
When I visited Christian Love Baptist Church in Irvington, N.J. on July 19 and heard Johnson speak, six years after her son's death, it wasn't a dramatization of events it was real life. A mother poured her heart out to a congregation, which understood her pain.
Meanwhile, special emphasis will also be given to the Black Lives Matter movement and discussing events that have occurred
Our nation has a gaping ache -- and we don't even know it. It's not unlike someone who goes to the doctor with mild complaints, only to be diagnosed with terminal cancer and dead in a few months.
“What better place than the festival to bring harsh conversations to light and deliver solutions?” De Luca said. “There are
Art, as a the tip of the spear for social change, is the goal of organizers and participants reacting to indignation following
Very few of us who are white and whose children are white ever have to think about our children being... white. We use adjectives like "cute" or "athletic" or "smart" or "kind," but not "white."
Sponsored by Arts for Amnesty and California Endowment, there are over 30 events over the 10 days -- discussions, music, stage, film, workshops. It was an ambitious undertaking that I hope folks will get to check out accidentally or purposely.
When people are faced with overwhelming trauma in their lives, some become consumed by their difficulties, while others emerge
I hope this act of public self-defining and self-healing by Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton is not overlooked.
Kadiatou Diallo, mother of Amadou Diallo: Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown: Ron Davis, father of Jordan Davis: Samiria
As my daughter and I cut and chopped apples and pureed pumpkin I got to pretend -- for a millisecond -- that my Currier and Ives, Norman Rockwell-esqe existence was true ... and that others get to share it, as well. But I know the truth.