Thurgood Marshall

Business
President Trump recently announced that he’d like to “scale back the scope of federal regulations to the level it stood in
Black Voices
A talented, resolute man of color, Marshall helped light my path and instilled into me a deep sense of social obligation.
Entertainment
In his new movies, the actor is portraying two very different superheroes.
Entertainment
See the trailer for the new movie starring Chadwick Boseman.
Politics
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says he’s an “originalist.” The late Justice Antonin Scalia, whom Gorsuch called “a lion
Black Voices
The death penalty has been and remains an essential and consistent form of this American violence--often its messenger--and it is time to stop.
Politics
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
Queer Voices
The president has named a superbly qualified, scrupulous, evenhanded judge. Not a mere partisan operative, but a judge.
Politics
Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.
Politics
Conservatives have had a functional majority at least since 1991.
Black Voices
"Django Unchained" producer Reginald Hudlin is set to direct the film.
Black Voices
The story of the Groveland Four troubles me for many reasons, including Groveland's proximity to UCF. Groveland and the Groveland Four are neither geographically nor temporally close to UCF. This case provides rich material upon which to reflect and ponder racial injustice in its many forms.
Politics
Thurgood Marshall, who was born on this date in 1908, liked telling stories. One of his favorite concerned his days as the head of the legal arm of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the 1930s and 1940s representing black clients facing prosecution in the South.
College
Organizing -- the process of one-on-one engagement and relationship-building -- is the best strategy for building on millennials' social-media-oriented brand of activism. AFSCME sponsors a program that puts college students on the front lines of union-organizing campaigns across the nation.
Politics
Given the gap between the races that has now emerged from the shadows, today such a choice would be controversial, but few complained then about the selection of a white man to head the nation's most prominent law reform organization.